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New allegations filed against ex-DC lawmaker

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A longer prison sentence could await former District of Columbia Councilmember Michael Brown.

Brown pleaded guilty to bribery last June and prosecutors have revealed allegations of new campaign finance violations stemming from a successful 2008 bid for office.

An amended plea agreement filed in federal court Friday calls for a sentence of up to three years and seven months. The two sides have asked a judge to schedule a date for a plea hearing.

A court filing accuses him of accepting more than $100,000 from a donor who agreed to secretly fund his successful bid for an at-large Council seat

Brown's attorney declined to comment.

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