Rand Paul is captured here during the simple task of helping his mother, Carol — wife of a House Member and mother of the Senator — from the Senate subway. The best photojournalism can be the everyday things that we take for granted. When those quiet occasions are frozen in time by the camera and we have a chance to study them, they become really special moments.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.