With Harry L. Thomas Jr.’s guilty plea, the family political dynasty that he thought could vault him to the highest levels of city government is, for now, at least, over.
A west-looking view of Bryant Street NE between Third and Fourth streets NE in Ward 5 of the District. Ward 5 is changing amid an influx of new residents, and many of them know little about the Thomas family legacy in their corner of the city. But Harry L. Thomas Jr.’s supporters, still reeling from his resignation and guilty plea, find it is hard to imagine Ward 5 without a heavy Thomas presence in politics. Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post Buy Photo