Democratic Reps. Barney Frank (Mass.) (top left) and Mike Doyle (Pa.) (top right) strike similar poses, as do Democratic Reps. Bobby Scott (Va.) (bottom left) and Hank Johnson (Ga.) during a House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee meeting Thursday. The committee examined the risks of defaulting on the U.S.’s debt, a topic that clearly engrossed the panel’s members.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.