The Washington Monument is reflected in a passing tour bus, after a news conference to discuss work to repair damage to the Washington Monument, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Washington

 

              The Washington Monument is reflected in a passing tour bus, after a news conference to discuss work to repair damage to the Washington Monument, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Washington
The Washington Monument is reflected in a passing tour bus, after a news conference to discuss work to repair damage to the Washington Monument, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in Washington. The Washington Monument was damaged and has been closed to visitors since the August 2011 earthquake. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)