Yes, He Said It: Marion Barry's Greatest Gaffes

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"You all think it is inappropriate to hire a girlfriend. I don't think it is." Barry was criticized in 2010 for hiring girlfriend Donna Watts-Brighthaupt for a $5,000-per-month city contract job two months after they got started dating.

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