The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps march during a ceremony held by US Congress to dedicate a bust of the late UK prime minister Winston Churchill, in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill, Washington DC. Churchill became an honorary US citizen in 1963. Read more
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US health and human services secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the public face of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare programme, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill, Washington. The Obama administration claims the botched rollout of the Act was the result of contractors failing to live up to expectations, not bad management at HHS.
US House Speaker John Boehner arrives at Capitol Hill in Washington. The US Senate prepared for a last ditch effort on Wednesday to avoid a historic lapse in the government’s borrowing authority, a breach that President Barack Obama has said could lead to default and deliver a damaging blow to the global economy. Read more
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Treasury secretary Jack Lew testifies at the Senate finance committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, on Thursday. The committee is hearing testimony on the nation’s debt limit.
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The morning sun illuminates the US Capitol building in Washington on Monday as the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress can reach an agreement on funding.
A march in Washington to the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday marked the ‘Let Freedom Ring Commemoration and Call to Action’ event for the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington for jobs and freedom. The 1963 civil rights event was where Martin Luther King delivered his “I have a dream” speech. Read more
Apple chief executive Tim Cook (centre), chief finance officer Peter Oppenheimer (left) and head of tax operations Philip Bullock are sworn in to testify at a Senate homeland security and governmental affairs investigations subcommittee hearing on offshore profit shifting and the US tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Apple came under fire on Tuesday at the hearing over allegations it had kept billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries and paid little or no taxes to any government. Read more