Tom dropped by the Hawk ’n’ Dove on Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast to witness the gutting of the Capitol Hill watering hole Monday, a little more than a week after much of its old decor was put up for auction. The new owner has said he wants to maintain the bar’s saloon feel, but judging from the appearance of the main bar area (above), a major renovation is under way. So far, the bumper stickers on the bar’s wall (right) have been preserved.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.