2016 Eyes of History: Still Contest: On Capitol Hill

First Place

Andrew Harnik, The Associated Press
Corruption Charges: Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks with reporters after being indicted on corruption charges, accused of using his office to improperly benefit an eye doctor and political donor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Second Place

Rod Lamkey Jr., Freelance
Dog and pony show: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, makes his exit from the stage as fellow GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump waits to be introduced to the crowd during the Anti-Iran Deal rally on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9 2015.

Third Place

Jonathan Ernst, Reuters
Untitlted: Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., runs from the media as he completes his news conference after announcing he's entering the 2016 presidential race outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, April 30, 2015.

Award of Excellence

Tom Williams, Roll Call
Here's Johnny: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., fools around with colleagues upon arriving for a news conference in the Capitol's Senate studio on Guantanamo detainees, Jan. 13, 2015.

Award of Excellence

Saul Loeb, Agence France-Presse
There's No Crying in Congress: Newly elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, jokes about crying with outgoing Speaker John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, after being elected Speaker in the House Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington, Oct. 29, 2015.

Award of Excellence

Drew Angerer, Bloomberg
The Speaker and The Dropout: Newly-elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, left, watches as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy leaves the podium after speaking during a press conference with GOP leadership on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015.

Award of Excellence

Molly Riley, UPI
Hillary: Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton testifies before the Select Committee on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington Oct. 22, 2015.

Award of Excellence

Andrew Harrer, Bloomberg
Boehner Pelosi Kiss: House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, kisses U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., after passing the gavel to Boehner during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. John Boehner was sworn in for a third term as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, overcoming a challenge within his party as a new Republican-controlled Congress convened today in Washington.