CONGRESS SPENDING 8
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) en route to the House floor for a vote on a spending bill, on Capitol Hill...
CONGRESS SPENDING 7
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), the majority whip, heads to the House floor for a vote on a government spending bill, on Cap...
CONGRESS SPENDING 6
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) en route to the House floor for a vote on a government spending bill, on Capitol Hil...
CONGRESS SPENDING 5
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) en route to the House floor for a vote on a spending bill, on Capitol Hill in Washin...
CONGRESS SPENDING 4
In a two-photo combo, scenes from Washington D.C. at night as Congress wrangles over an omnibus spending measure ahead o...
CONGRESS SPENDING 3
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), with Reps. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Al Green (D-Texas), at a news conference to dis...
CONGRESS SPENDING 2
Rep. James Lankford (R-Okla.), also the state’s Senator-elect, speaks while walking with reporters during a brief House...
CONGRESS SPENDING 1
Rep. James Lankford (R-Okla.), also the state’s Senator-elect, speaks with a reporter while the House was briefly in rec...
CONGRESS PIPELINE 5
Anti-pipeline demonstrators are removed from the visitor's gallery after chanting while Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced...
CONGRESS PIPELINE 4
Greg Grey Cloud, an anti-pipeline demonstrator, is removed from the visitor's gallery after chanting while Sen. Elizabet...
CONGRESS PIPELINE 3
Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Mary Landrieu (D-La.) answer questions from reporters after the Senate defeated a bill t...
Protesters gather to demand immediate executive action on immigration reform, outside the White House in Washington, Nov...
ELECT MINIMUM WAGE
A campaign sign urges a yes vote on raising the state minimum wage, in Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 31, 2014. Even as voters...
Cathy McMullen, who leads an anti-fracking initiative, in front of one of the largest fracking sites in Denton, Texas, O...
ELECT DEMS CHAIR
Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, at a news conference in Washing...
COLO GUNS DIVIDE 3
Paul Donahue, the mayor of Castle Rock, Colo., practices target shooting at the gun club he owns in the nearby town of C...
COLO GUNS DIVIDE 2
Rachel Scarborough and her sons Nate and Sam, left, walk near their home in Castle Rock, Colo., about 50 miles south of...
COLO GUNS DIVIDE 1
Paul Donahue, the mayor of Castle Rock, Colo., practices his target shooting at the gun club he owns in the nearby town...
DC STATEHOOD 2
Alice Mitchell Rivlin, left, a former U.S. Federal Reserve and budget official, speaks with Eleanor Holmes Norton, the D...
NY QUINN POLITICS
Christine Quinn, the former speaker of the City Council who has joined the board of an abortion-rights group, at the off...
AFGHAN ELECTION 2
Front-running candidate in the run-off Afghan presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah, shows his ink-stained finger aft...
AFGHAN ELECTION 1
A worker for the Independent Election Commission with ballot boxes that were to be audited for evidence of fraud in Kabu...
CALIF MAYOR DEMOGRAPHICS 1
Bryan Parker, one of about 19 candidates vying for the position of mayor of Oakland, at a house party in Oakland, Calif...
CALIF MAYOR DEMOGRAPHICS 2
Incumbent Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, one of about 19 current mayoral candidates, listens to a reporter at a campaign event...