Mayor Vince Gray visits a resident affected by hurricane Sandy, where a downed tree has blocked the road on Evarts St NE, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Mayor Gray surveys the damage as part of his job as Mayor of D.C., to ensure residents are taken care of. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW S. GERACI

Mayor Vince Gray visits a resident affected by hurricane Sandy, where a downed tree has blocked the road on Evarts St NE, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Mayor Gray surveys the damage as part of his job as Mayor of D.C., to ensure residents are taken care of. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)