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Opponents and supporters of the health care reform law clashed outside the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The Court Held Hearings on the Constitutionality of the President's Health Care Reform Bill.
Bound4LIFE is a grassroots pro-life organization.
The key identifying element of the movement is a piece of red tape with the word “LIFE” handwritten on it that is worn over the mouth during prayer gatherings. “Taping their mouths shut” is a voluntary way of promoting prayer as opposed to vocal protest. In this context, prayer is described as an appeal to God as the Judge of heaven and earth. A major goal of the organization is to train and multiply the number of Christians that pray regularly for the ending of abortion.
The Folger Theatre's current production of William Shakespeare's classic, "The Taming Of The Shrew" is set in the American Wild West and plays through June 10, 2012. In photo Cody Nickell, Danny Scheie, and Kate Eastwood Norris.
A "Jumping Prince" performs. In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the National Asian Heritage Festival's Fiesta Asia held their 7th annual street fair covering three full blocks on Pennsylvania Ave. near the Capitol on May 19, 2012.
Grammy winner Natalie Cole performs a duet with her late father Nat King Cole. The annual National Memorial Day Concert on Sunday May 27, 2012 was interrupted about half way through due to a weather emergency. But were able to grab close-up photos of the entire performance at the full dress rehearsal a day earlier.
The Susan G. Komen Foundation said that 27,000 walkers and runners participated in the Annual Komen global race for the cure for breast cancer on the National Mall in Washington DC on June 2., 2012. The opening ceremony was held at the Washington Monument. It is one of the largest 5K runs and fitness walks in the world.
GOP team manager Joe Barton (R-TX) stands with son Jack prior to the annual Congressional Baseball game for charity at Nationals Park. The Democrats beat the Republicans 18-5 on June 28, 2012.
The Smithsonian’s American Indian museum hosted its 3rd Living Earth Festival on July 20-22, 2012 featuring Native American music, dance, crafts and a special cooking competition. One of the featured acts was the popular group Brule', featuring contemporary music accompanied by traditional dancers.
Congressional leaders welcomed dissident Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng to Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on August 1, 2012, Chen's case sparked a diplomatic crisis between Washington and Beijing this past spring. In photo, Republican House Speaker John Boehner led Chen, who is blind, by the arm.
80 World War II Veterans ages 84-98 from the Indianapolis IN area toured the major memorials here on Sept. 10, 2012 as part of Indy Honor Flight. Indy Honor Flight is part of the National Honor Flight Network whose mission: To transport American's Veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their sacrifices.
Brown's Jeffrey Izon (33) runs from the grasp of Jeremy Moorehe (32) of the Hoyas. runs from the grasp of Jeremy Moorehe (32) of the Hoyas. Georgetown fell to the Bears at All-Sports Field on the Goergetown University Campus by the score of 37-10, but the Hoyas still have more wins than losses for the year. (Sept. 29, 2012)
Aaron Vale aboard his horse Wodka L fails to clear the 7 foot wall to take second place in the $25,000 Open Jumper Puissance at the Washington International Horse Show on October 26, 2012. Earlier Belgian rider Olivier Philippaerts and horse Chicago VH Moleneind cleared that height to claim first prize.
Nina Trasoff and Rodney Jilg of Tucson AZ are among the many pedestrians to stop to read the news about President Obama's re-election in front of the Newseum in Washington D.C. on November 7, 2012. Front pages are displayed outside the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue, one from every state and the District of Columbia as well as a sampling of international newspapers. (Photo by Jeff Malet)
Mexican President-Elect Enrique Pena Nieto smiles after delivering brief remarks in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol building on November 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. He appeared there with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Pena Nieto's July election victory marked the return to power of the former ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) after a 12-year absence. He would also visit the White House and meet with President Barack Obama, just a few days before taking office on December 1. (Photo by Jeff Malet)
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) briefs the press after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. on November 27, 2012.McConnell accused Democrats Tuesday of throwing a "bomb" into the Senate by proposing to change rules for obstructing legislation with filibusters. McConnell told reporters, "The last thing on my list would have been to throw a bomb into the Senate, have it blow up, and have everybody mad as heck". Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has proposed invoking seldom-used procedures to change Senate Rules (which some have called the "nuclear option") with a simple 51 vote majority. Behing McConnell in photo are Sen. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) and John Thune (R-SD). (Photo by Jeff Malet)
The popular National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Skating lessons are available.
Irene Inouye, widow of the late Sen. Dan Inouye is escorted by Army Major General James McConville as Senator Inouye lies in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington D.C. on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. There, his colleagues and members of the public will pay their respects to the Senate's second-longest serving member. The Democrat from Hawaii was a Medal of Honor recipient for valor in World War II. He died Monday from respiratory ailments at age 88. Lying in state is an honor typically reserved for presidents, bestowed only 31 times since the 1800s. According to tradition, Inouye's casket sat underneath the Capitol dome, atop the Lincoln catafalque, the platform built in 1865 to support Abraham Lincoln's casket when that president's body lay in state. (Photo by Jeff Malet)