APTOPIX Congress Spending Showdown

December 16, 2011 - 5:47 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., followed by House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn of S.C. and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md. arrive for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, where she criticized Republicans as being responsible for a "do-nothing Congress" . (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)