2020 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Insider’s Washington

A news or feature picture that depicts a unique or behind-the-scenes view of Washington politicians, people relating to politics or other Washington insiders (but not the President of the United States and not taken on Capitol Hill). Pictures taken outside Washington, D.C. must prominently feature a Washington insider. Any candidate for U.S. President is considered a Washington insider.

First Place

Jabin Botsford, The Washington Post
FLOTUS: First Lady Melania Trump listens during a meeting with President Donald J. Trump, the President of the Republic of Colombia Ivan Duque Marquez and Mrs. Maria Ruiz Sandoval in the Oval Office at the White House on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Second Place

Al Drago, Independent
Put Me In Coach: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders dives for the ball during a baseball game between his staff, “The Revolutionaries,” and the Leaders Believers Achievers Foundation at the “Field of Dreams” movie site in Dyersville, Iowa, on Monday, August 19, 2019.

Third Place

Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
Gone but Not Forgotten by President Trump: Rep. Debbie Dingell, (D- MI), the wife of former Congressman John D. Dingell, a veteran of World War II, along with Jim Dingell, brother of John Dingell, right, tipping his hat, during the congressman's burial service with honors at Arlington National Cemetery. Months later during a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, President Donald Trump attacked Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell and her late husband, Rep. John Dingell, during the rally, implying the former Michigan congressman was “looking up” from hell.

Award of Excellence

Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Stone: Roger Stone, friend and former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, leaves following a court hearing at the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Court House May 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. Lawyers will ask a judge to dismiss the charges of obstruction, lying and witness tampering against Stone that stem from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Stone was found guilty on all counts and awaits sentencing.

Award of Excellence

Bill O'Leary, The Washington Post
Turning Away: Presidential spokesperson Sarah Sanders turns away after talking to reporters outside the White House in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, April 02, 2019.

Award of Excellence

Erin Schaff, The New York Times
Work Life Balance: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) reads to her daughter Grace, while one of her congressional aides checks his phone in the hallway, in her daughters' room at home in Washington, DC on Friday, January 11, 2019. Rep. McCmorris Rodgers and her husband, a stay-at-home father, moved their three children to the nation's capital - a politically charged decision, but one they decided was necessary for their home life.