D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (left) exits as Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier hugs D.C. Council member Jim Graham, Ward 1 Democrat, after a March 26, 2012, press conference at the John A. Wilson Building in D.C., to announce an arrest in a March 11 anti-LGBT shooting at a IHOP restaurant in the city's Columbia Heights neighborhood. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
Councilman Jim Graham, chair of the Committee on Human Services, talks with Ellen London, president and CEO of the Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, before a performance oversight hearing on on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 at the Wilson Building in Washington, D.C. Ms. London has been with the company for about 12 years but has only been president since June 2010 and said she was unable to testify about certain specific procedures relating to grant funding before then. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
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Human Services Committee Chairman Jim Graham confers with D.C. Council members about the nomination of Neil A. Stanley as director of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.
From left, D.C. Council member Jim Graham, Chief of Police Cathy L. Lanier and interim DYRS Director Neil A. Stanley on Thursday discuss the escape of four D.C. teens from the Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health Center in Summerville, S.C., in front of the John A. Wilson Building in the District. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
Former Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, right, watches as Councilmember Jim Graham reacts to the crowd after finishing his speech following his swearing in at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. (Rod Lamkey Jr / for The Washington Times)