2015-07-21-FR-Steinle Jim-1

Jim Steinle testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during a hearing focused on immigration policy. Steinle is the father of Kathryn Steinle, pictured in the background, the San Francisco woman allegedly murdered by an undocumented immigrant with a criminal history but evaded from deportation in part because of the city’s sanctuary laws. (The Hill)


Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) speaks with reporters in the Ohio Clock Corridor.

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) speaks with reporters in the Ohio Clock Corridor regarding the multi-year highway funding bill that she announced earlier with her negotiating partner, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. If successful, the legislation would be the first long-term transportation funding bill passed since 2005. (The Hill)


2015-07-08-FR-Comey James-Burr Richard-1

James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, shakes hands with Sen. Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Comey was set to testify on the FBI’s efforts to prevent a future terrorist attack and the importance of continued cooperation between the bureau and Silicon Valley regarding cyber encryption. (The Hill)


2015-06-18-FR-McCain John-1

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the chairman of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, waits to address reporters as the Senate votes on defense spending. McCain’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act passed overwhelmingly. But a related, integral appropriations bill failed due to Democratic objections over the mechanisms used to fund the Pentagon as well as the continuation of sequestration caps on discretionary spending. (The Hill)