Judges will select one single image as Political News Photo of the Year from the top winners in each individual political category (Presidential, On Capitol Hill, Insiders Washington, and individual pictures in Picture Story/Politics and Political Portfolio).
photo by Melina Mara, The Washington Post
A PROUD MOMENT FOR THE SPEAKER
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, surrounded by leadership and key House chairman spoke to the media after the health care bill past in the House, on Capitol Hill March 21, 2010, in Washington. The final health care bill vote was 220 to 211, being passed by a close margin in the House.