Protestors demand "Cut Spending Now" at a noon “Cut Spending Now Revolt” near the steps of the Capitol building in Washington DC to urge lawmakers to reduce federal spending. The Tea Party style rally was organized by Americans for Prosperity, a conservative, free-market group. Party leaders on Capitol Hill are racing to overcome an impasse in budget talks that is threatening a partial shutdown of the United States government. April 6, 2011. (Photo by Jeff Malet) - Jeff Malet Photography in Action