Guo Jinlong, Jin Lin

Associated Press Published: July 24, 2012
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In this July 3, 2012 photo, Beijing mayor and newly-elected Beijing Municipal Communist Party Secretary Guo Jinlong, right, walks past vice mayor Ji Lin, back, during a press conference to introduce the city's top Communist Party leaders in Beijing, China.

The People's Daily newspaper says Beijing's mayor and the vice mayor have resigned in what is likely a routine reshuffling but which comes amid public questioning of the government's handling of rainstorms that left at least 37 dead in the capital. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)