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Sat June 11, 2011
NPR Story

New Mayor Brings Political Scandal Back To D.C.

The Nation's capital is no stranger to scandal. Three decades ago, Mayor Marion Barry was busted smoking crack in a motel. Since then, leaders in Washington, D.C., have worked hard to restore the city's image. But a series of scandals involving the new mayor and nearly half the city council have some questioning if the District is returning to the old days.