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.
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.