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Nuns, Newt, and Sunsets: A Dozen Photos from January

February 01, 2016

Fresh year. Fresh Start. Fresh Shave. Read More

A December to Remember (in Photos)

December 30, 2015

Passing bipartisan education reform, meeting with the Israeli president, and facing a dozen different other tests...It was just his second full month in the job, but December was a busy one for the new Speaker of the House. These photos offer a behind-the-scenes look at the smaller, day-to-day moments in the life of Speaker Paul Ryan. Read More

'Tis the Season

December 04, 2015

'Tis the season of giving here in our nation's capital, and before this week's Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, Speaker Ryan spent time giving back to the people who deserve it most. Read More

The First Month in Photos

December 01, 2015

The first full month of Paul Ryan's speakership is in the books, and it's no secret...he's been busy. Read More

Here’s a First Look at the 2015 Capitol Christmas Tree

November 23, 2015

This year’s tree—a 74-foot Lutz Spruce—comes to us all the way from Alaska’s Chugach National Forest. It made the 4,000-mile journey over the course of 24 days, stopping in nine states before arriving on the West Front, where it was welcomed by the Architect of the Capitol, Stephen Ayers. Read More