Maryland Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen (left) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) are interviewed about the debt ceiling debate Thursday by television news crews in the Will Rogers Corridor of the Capitol. Minutes later, House Republicans announced they would not hold a vote on the debt ceiling bill of Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).
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.