Info: Our guest is Washington Post columnist Colbert King. He discusses his twenty-two year career at The Washington Post and details the current political situation within the government of Washington, DC. He describes the resignation of the District of Columbia’s City Council Chairman, Kwame Brown after pleading guilty to felony bank fraud and campaign violations. He talks about the jailing of another City Council member, Harry Thomas Jr., after he admitted guilt for theft of funds and filing a false income tax return. King describes the historical evolution of local government in the District of Columbia, along with the troubled history of past administrations including the arrest and conviction of former Mayor Marion Barry in 1990. He details recent charges of campaign irregularities surrounding the incumbent Mayor of Washington, DC Vincent Gray.