Max Moran, 17, who attends the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, performs as part of a jazz trio Tuesday for the Congressional Arts Caucus. The trio was in Washington, D.C., to perform today for the United States Conference of Mayors convention, which is being held today through Friday at the Capital Hilton. The trio’s school will be presented with the 2006 National Award for Excellence in Arts Programs for Youth.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.