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Michael A. Brown pleaded guilty to accepting money from undercover agents while he was on the D.C. Council.

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In a Jan. 15, 2014 photo, orthopedics nurse Melissa Ruden, RN, of Mercy Medical Center, demonstrates how a face mask is worn at the hospital in Sioux City, Iowa on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Workers at the hospital must get the influenza vaccine unless they have religious or medical exemption, such as an allergy to the vaccine, in which case they are required to wear a face mask. (AP Photo/Sioux City Journal, Dawn J. Sagert)

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FOR USE IN WEEKEND EDITIONS FEB. 8-9 -- In this summer 2013 photo, Dr. Ferenc Jolesz sits in his office at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Jolesz was in need of a kidney donor, and found one in a stranger, Ben Johnston. (AP Photo/The Patriot-Ledger, Erin Prawoko) BOSTON GLOBE OUT. BOSTON HERALD OUT.

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In this Jan. 21, 2014 photo, Illinois Raptor Center program director Jacques Nuzzo nuzzles a barred owl in an attempt to get it to preen at Rock Springs Nature Center in Decatur Ill. The owl was part of "Hoot-Enanny!" hosted Jan. 25 by the center, giving visitors a look at the owls of Central Illinois and how they really live. (AP Photo/Herald & Review, Jim Bowling)

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In this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 photo, a doctor attends to Anwar, 4, infected with tuberculosis at the Kashi Vidyapith block hospital in Kotawa near Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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In this Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 photo, an unidentified patient suffering from tuberculosis sips tea while sitting on his bed at Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 photo, a tuberculosis patient Neha, 11, right, sits in the sun with her mother Jehana as they are reflected in the rear view mirror of a two-wheeler outside Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 photo, Indian nurses help a tuberculosis patient Manjeet Mishra, 18, center, walk towards his ward at Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 photo, a tuberculosis patient Manjeet Mishra, 18, sits outside a ward at Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, photo, senior chest physician Dr. A.K. Upadhaya looks at X-ray results of patient Shyam Lal, suspected to have tuberculosis (TB), at Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) ** FILE **

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In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 photo, senior chest physician Dr. A.K. Upadhaya, right, checks patient Shyam Lal, suspected to have tuberculosis, at Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital in Ram Nagar, Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 photo, a tuberculosis patient Neha, 11, sits in the sun with her mother Jehana outside Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Hospital at Ram Nagar in Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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In this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 photo, tuberculosis patient Ramzan, 18, shows his X-ray at his house in Kotawa village, Varanasi, India. India has the highest incidence of TB in the world, according to the World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis Report 2013, with as many as 2.4 million cases. India saw the greatest increase in multidrug-resistant TB between 2011 and 2012. The disease kills about 300,000 people every year in the country. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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David Bransfield, a state outreach coordinator for Young Invincibles, a group which supports President Barack Obama's health care law, works on his computer at a table set up to sign people up for health care at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. An army of workers and volunteers has fanned out around the country trying to enroll young and healthy people in health insurance now available through Obama’s signature law. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)