There are as many scary urban myths and legends in Washington, D.C. as there are politicians. And, just like politicians, it's often hard to know which ones to believe.
It's almost a given that a city as old and historic (and as infused with political drama, larger-than-life characters and scandals) as Washington, D.C. is going to be home to many myths and urban legends. Washington, D.C. mythbusters have put several of these legends to the test. Here are just a few of the most popular myths set in the nation's capital.