The National Mall, as seen from the Washington Monument, in Washington, D.C.
The National Mall, as seen from the Washington Monument, in Washington, D.C. Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT
The National Mall, as seen from the Washington Monument, in Washington, D.C. Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT

Nation’s capital beset by scandal, bad news

July 13, 2012 12:00 AM