Reporters waited outside the office of Mayor Vincent C. Gray after he failed to show up at a presentation of a resolution at the D.C. Council chamber on Tuesday, just hours before Jeanne Harris was to plead guilty to conspiracy and fraud in a plan to funnel campaign money through straw donors. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, a Democrat, says the city has gone through a detailed, science-based review of its breath-testing program since it "fell apart" two years ago. On Tuesday, the council will vote on reviving the program as part of "a fairly busy" agenda before the summer recess. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown (right), at-large independent, and D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (far right), a Democrat, take part in the nonpartisan parade, in the Northwest neighborhood of Palisades.
D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie, who last month won office in a special election, has already had two fundraisers in his honor hosted by the same sort of interests whose influence he pledged on the campaign trail to avoid. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)