A man who identified himself as “Castro” shows off his Puerto Rican bona fides Saturday at the 116th Street Festival in New York. The event, which takes place in East Harlem, bills itself as the largest Latin festival in the Northeast. Democratic House candidate Adriano Espaillat, who is trying to unseat longtime incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel in a primary contest, spoke to the crowd.
On January 3, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., raises her right hand as her son Henry messes up her hair while Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., delivers the ceremonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber. Gillibrand's other son Theodore, lower right, looks on.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.