2020 Eyes of History: Still Contest: On Capitol Hill

A feature or general news picture taken on Capitol Hill that depicts Congressional/Political activity from, but not limited to, press conferences, hearings, rallies and behind-the-scenes situations. Photo should capture a unique or compelling moment, or the essence of the situation, even if taken during a photo-op.

First Place

Erin Schaff, The New York Times
Articles of Impeachment: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) meest with the democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee and staff to review the finalized articles of impeachment against President Trump in an early morning meeting before publicly announcing them on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

Second Place

Stephen Voss, Freelance
A Tight Squeeze: Former Special counsel Robert Mueller ducks to exit his vehicle at the Rayburn House Office Building before his testimony in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019.

Third Place

Jim Lo Scalzo, European Pressphoto Agency
Impeached Forever: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi prepares to gavel close the House votes to officially impeach President Donald Trump on two articles, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, on the floor of the House of Representatives in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 18 December 2019. Pelosi said Trump is “impeached forever because he violated our Constitution.” Donald Trump is the third president in US History to be impeached by Congress.

Award of Excellence

Erin Schaff, The New York Times
The Speaker Presides: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) presides as the House of Representatives votes on a resolution outlining the rules for the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Award of Excellence

Pete Marovich, Freelance
Zuckerberg Testifies: Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, prepares to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) is concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency, known as Libra, and has called for Facebook to halt development of the project.

Award of Excellence

Caroline Brehman, CQ-Roll Call
MITCH MCCONNELL: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., departs from a press conference after the Senate Republicans’ lunch in the Capitol on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

Award of Excellence

Carolyn Kaster, The Associated Press
AOC: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., right arrives in white with her guest, Ana Maria Archila of New York, to hear President Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 5, 2019.