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.
John Leopold has been indicted for allegedly misusing his county police protection squad. The indictment alleges Leopold directed on-duty executive protection officers to create dossiers on political challengers.He has claimed he is innocent.