Bag’s Take-Away:

Tara Godvin at TIME finds marvellous pic I missed from House contraception fiasco. That story’s got legs!

via: TIME Political Pictures of the Week, Feb. 18-24

(photo: Luke Sharrett / The New York Times / Redux caption: Catholic Bishop William Lori and the Rev. Matthew Harrison testify before a House committee on the Obama administration’s contraceptive policy for employees at religious institutions in Washington, Feb. 16, 2012.)



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Bag’s Take-Away:

Tara Godvin at TIME finds marvellous pic I missed from House contraception fiasco. That story’s got legs!

via: TIME Political Pictures of the Week, Feb. 18-24

(photo: Luke Sharrett / The New York Times / Redux caption: Catholic Bishop William Lori and the Rev. Matthew Harrison testify before a House committee on the Obama administration’s contraceptive policy for employees at religious institutions in Washington, Feb. 16, 2012.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:
Boehner wouldn’t allow himself to be framed so regally if he had his own photographer. On Capitol Hill, the news wire guys have the scent now for anything smacking of 1%.
The New York Times
(photo credit:  Doug Mills/The New York Times  caption: Speaker John A. Boehner, center, left the chamber after the House voted to extend the payroll tax cut and extend unemployment benefits, despite the misgivings of members of both parties.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Boehner wouldn’t allow himself to be framed so regally if he had his own photographer. On Capitol Hill, the news wire guys have the scent now for anything smacking of 1%.

The New York Times

(photo credit: Doug Mills/The New York Times caption: Speaker John A. Boehner, center, left the chamber after the House voted to extend the payroll tax cut and extend unemployment benefits, despite the misgivings of members of both parties.)

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Tags #Boehner    #politics    #Washington    #Capitol Hill    #news    #politics   

Bag’s Take-Away:

NYT Caption:
Members of Congress leaving the Capitol after the House of Representatives passed the debt limit bill.
Bag’s caption (+ why the photo made the edit):
America held hostage.


(photo: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. NYT slideshow.)

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NYT Caption:

Members of Congress leaving the Capitol after the House of Representatives passed the debt limit bill.

Bag’s caption (+ why the photo made the edit):

America held hostage.

(photo: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. NYT slideshow.)

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Bag’s Take-Away:

Whispering? Blowing a kiss? Once bit? (see bandaid on Reid’s hand)….Isn’t it funny the pics of Boehner (except for those sour shots on Saturday at the WH) always seem to show him compromised, even if his party refuses to….

via Charlotte Observer

(photo: Harry Hamburg/AP caption: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., holds his hand up as he whispers to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, during a photo opportunity in the House Speaker’s office before a meeting on the debt limit increase on Capitol Hill in Washington on Saturday, July 23, 2011.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Whispering? Blowing a kiss? Once bit? (see bandaid on Reid’s hand)….Isn’t it funny the pics of Boehner (except for those sour shots on Saturday at the WH) always seem to show him compromised, even if his party refuses to….

via Charlotte Observer

(photo: Harry Hamburg/AP caption: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., holds his hand up as he whispers to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, during a photo opportunity in the House Speaker’s office before a meeting on the debt limit increase on Capitol Hill in Washington on Saturday, July 23, 2011.)

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