Tune Inn, the beloved Capitol Hill restaurant and bar, reopened Friday after months of renovations to repair damage caused by a fire in June. Tom blended into the crowd of regulars and fans who packed the place for its first day, and he really captured the characters who frequent this unpretentious hideout. The customers were happy to find that most of the major changes were made in the kitchen so that the dining area and bar retained a countrified feel.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.