During the Inauguration Day parade, President Donald Trump shares a moment with First Lady Melania Trump.
Former Sec. of State, Senator and presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton waves to friends and colleagues at the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington, DC.
U.S. President Barack Obama gives First Lady Michelle Obama a thumb's up as they wait the arrival of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong to the White House in Washington U.S.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama depart the White House in Washington DC.
During the second week of the government shutdown, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, stands in the pouring rain after after addressing the crowd at the "Stop the Lockout Rally" at Upper Senate Park in Washington, D.C.
President Obama delivers remarks at the White House Science Fair in the East Room at the White House in Washington, D.C.
First Lady Michelle Obama wows the crowd at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Audrina Cardenas, 8 months old, (held by her mother Ashley), grabs the nose of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Baby Audrina came to Capitol Hill to call attention to children like herself who was born with one third of her heart outside her body.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX. left, discuss the failed Senate vote for changes in the Uniform Code of Military Justice to combat rape and sexual assault in the US military at a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.
CNN correspondent Dana Bash speaks with Sen. Carl Levin, D-MI, on her way to a press conference at the US Capitol.
President Bush participates in a photo opportunity with Former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, Former President William J. Clinton and Former President Jimmy Carter in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C.
President Obama embraces First Lady Michelle Obama after accepting his party's nomination during the 2012 Democratic National Convention, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, first woman double amputee from the U.S. war in Iraq, stands with other congresswomen at the U.S. Capitol during a news conference with Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-CA.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano join U.S. President Barack Obama at a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members and civilians in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV returns from the Christmas recess to the U.S. Capitol in Washington December 27, 2012. Efforts to prevent the U.S. economy from going over a "fiscal cliff" stirred back to life with less than a week to go before potentially disastrous tax hikes and spending cuts kicked in at the New Year.
First Lady Michelle Obama hugs family members of those slain by the Washington Navy Yard shooter, after delivering remarks at the Washington Navy Yard Memorial during a service for victims of the Navy Yard shooting in Washington, DC.
Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn. and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., were feeling buoyant as they arrive for a news conference following the Wall Street Reform Bill vote at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Sen. Dodd's daughter Gracie accompanied her dad to the press conference on crutches.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, checks the time after a vote on the Senate floor before heading to yet another meeting at the U.S. Capitol.
President Bush pretends to not hear a reporters question during a surprise visit to the last briefing in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House before it was closed for renovation.
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. confers with a staff member during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating "Operation Fast and Furious."
Sec. of State Colin Powell plugs his ears while regaling a tale to President Bush in the Oval Office of the White House.
Republican Presidential candidate John McCain arrives at Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport for the Republican National Convention and greets his running mate Sarah Palin, along with her family including pregnant Bristol Palin and for the first time, meets her boyfriend Levi Johnston.
Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. fiddles with her wedding ring during a news conference to discuss the federal budget at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC.
Sen. John McCain, R-AZ., and Host Bob Schieffer share war stories in the Green Room before McCain's appearance on Face the Nation at CBS studios in Washington, D.C.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait on the North Portico for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha to arrive for a State Dinner at the White House.
Congressional Oversight Panel Chair Elizabeth Warren, works in the anteroom before presiding over a Congressional Oversight Panel hearing about the governmentÅs Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and the governmentÅs broader financial stability efforts.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, has been leading a grueling fight on Capitol Hill to remove the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults from the chain of command within the US military. Gillibrand reached across the aisle and found an unlikely ally, Tea party darling Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX. who offered crucial support for her legislation. The measure lost in the Senate by only five votes.
TSgt Jennifer Norris was drugged and raped by her recruiter after joining the US Air Force when she was 21 years old. She testified on Capitol Hill before the sparsely attended House Armed Services Committee hearing to discuss sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden drink a toast of champagne during a luncheon for visiting French President Francois Hollande at the State Department in Washington DC.
Just two days after his inauguration, President Barack Obama signs an executive order to close Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba at his desk in the Oval Office at the White House.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, second from left, grabs the hand of far right, Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Ct., at a press conference held after the Senate vote on the Healthcare Reconciliation Bill at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. left is Sen. Kent Conrad, and second from right is Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-NJ.
Texas Gov. George W. Bush embraces his wife Laura after accepting the nomination of the Republican Party to be President of the United States during the Republican National Convention, at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
President Bush listens to a hurricane briefing at FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C. surrounded by Sec. Homeland Security Michael Chertoff and new FEMA Director R. David Paulison.
President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao of the People's Republic of China stand at attention on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. during a welcoming ceremony for the Chinese leader.
US Sec. of Defense Don Rumsfeld defends Iraq war strategy before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in DC., in between Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Peter Pace and Army General John Abizaid, Commander of the United States Central Command.
President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle walk down Pennsylvania Avenue, in the inaugural parade, on the way to the White House after he was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a gathering in the East Room at the White House, in Washington D.C., celebrating "Women in the Military." She listens to remarks of Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
With his security detail and staff in tow, Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks through the halls of the U.S. Capitol to a mid-day press conference to discuss the federal budget.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY attended a press conference to discuss the failed Senate vote for changes in the Uniform Code of Military Justice to combat rape and sexual assault in the US military.
President Obama welcomes Hosni Mubarak, President of Egypt to the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C.
President Obama, listens to remarks of Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a ceremony at the Pentagon to honor victims of the deadly attacks of September 11, 2001.
Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass. speaks to a reporter, left while right, an aid from his office Gail Gitcho records the interview, following the Wall Street Reform Bill vote at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Brown was one of three Senate Republicans to vote for the bill.