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Washington Mayor has another probe

No, this is not the alien abduction probe. It's the campaign finance investigation. The Washington Post reports today

The D.C. Office of Campaign Finance yesterday began investigating whether Mayor Anthony A. Williams's reelection campaign failed to report contributions from the Washington Teachers' Union.
The probe will focus in part on whether the work of Gwendolyn M. Hemphill, who co-chaired Williams's campaign, should have been reported as an in-kind contribution from the union, said Benjamin F. Wilson, chairman of the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, which oversees the campaign finance office. Hemphill had a paid job as assistant to the union's president at the time.
Also at issue is the Williams campaign's use of teachers union telephone banks. The campaign did not report use of the phone banks as an in-kind contribution on its financial disclosure reports. A similar arrangement during the mayor's 1998 campaign also was not reported.

According to the Office of Campaign Finance (scroll down to "In-Kind Contributions),
A contribution of goods, services or property offered free or at less than the usual and normal charge, or payments by a third party for goods and services are in-kind contributions. In-kind contributions must be valued at the current local fair Market Value at the time of the contribution. In-kind contributions (i.e., goods and services provided to a political committee or candidate) are treated as any other contribution and are subject to contribution limits. In-kind contributions must be reported and itemized under the appropriate category of receipts.