D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray waits Sunday to take the oath of office at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in D.C. Mr. Gray, a native of D.C., is the city's sixth elected mayor, succeeding Adrian M. Fenty. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray waits Sunday to take the oath of office at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in D.C. Mr. Gray, a native of D.C., is the city's sixth elected mayor, succeeding Adrian M. Fenty. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)