PHOTOS: D.C. area political scandals
This week, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown resigned in disgrace after he was charged with campaign violations and felony fraud. Just another crooked politician in a long line of corrupt local leaders? You betcha. Here's a look at some of our less-than-respectable elected leaders.
Former D.C. Councilman Harry Thomas was sentenced to 38 months behind bars Thursday for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds earmarked for youth sports programs.