Capitol Views: July 13-17

On July 17, 2015 by M. Scott Mahaskey
Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn) takes questions from reporters over the pending Iran negotiations on his way to vote Monday evening July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn) takes questions from reporters over the pending Iran negotiations on his way to vote Monday evening July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

As security wait to escort him back to his office, House Speaker John Boehner leaves a press conference after calling the Iran deal "unacceptable" July 14, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who joined the Speaker at the podium, is reflected in the glass door, right. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

As security wait to escort him back to his office, House Speaker John Boehner leaves a press conference after calling the Iran deal “unacceptable” July 14, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who joined the Speaker at the podium, is reflected in the glass door, right. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee - a 2016 GOP Presidential hopeful - gestures while answering questions during a press conference at the Christians United For Israel 2015 Washington Summit July 13, 2015 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. As part of the event, CUFI held a 'Candidate's forum' where 2016 GOP hopefuls Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Rick Santorum and Gov. George Pataki sat with moderator Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal for an on-stage Q&A. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee – a 2016 GOP Presidential hopeful – gestures while answering questions during a press conference at the Christians United For Israel 2015 Washington Summit July 13, 2015 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. As part of the event, CUFI held a ‘Candidate’s forum’ where 2016 GOP hopefuls Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Rick Santorum and Gov. George Pataki sat with moderator Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal for an on-stage Q&A. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

As staff, supporters and media look on, former Sec. of State and Senator Hillary Clinton arrives back to the Senate July 14, 2015 to meet with Senators at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

As staff, supporters and media look on, former Sec. of State and Senator Hillary Clinton arrives back to the Senate July 14, 2015 to meet with Senators at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Senator Richard Blumenthal looks through his notes while waiting for Senator Chuck Schumer to join him for a press conference July 15, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Senator Richard Blumenthal looks through his notes while waiting for Senator Chuck Schumer to join him for a press conference July 15, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Surrounded by reporters following a press conference, 2016 GOP hopeful and Senator Ted Cruz answers questions about the Export-Import Bank July 15, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Cruz said he would take any procedural action necessary to prevent the Ex-Im Bank from standing up once again.  (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Surrounded by reporters following a press conference, 2016 GOP hopeful and Senator Ted Cruz answers questions about the Export-Import Bank July 15, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Cruz said he would take any procedural action necessary to prevent the Ex-Im Bank from standing up once again. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens as lawmakers read opening statements critical of the Federal Reserve banking system July 15, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens as lawmakers read opening statements critical of the Federal Reserve banking system July 15, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), left, and Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif) pass outside Statuary Hall on their way to vote July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), left, and Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif) pass outside Statuary Hall on their way to vote July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Motorcade escorting Vice President Joe Biden departs the US Capitol July 15, 2015 after Biden made a visit to House Democrats to discuss the pending Iran deal at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. This would be the first of two consecutive trips the VP would make to the Capitol this week. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Motorcade escorting Vice President Joe Biden departs the US Capitol July 15, 2015 after Biden made a visit to House Democrats to discuss the pending Iran deal at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. This would be the first of two consecutive trips the VP would make to the Capitol this week. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Sen. Bernie Sanders - a 2016 DEM presidential hopeful - returns to his office following votes Monday evening July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Sen. Bernie Sanders – a 2016 DEM presidential hopeful – returns to his office following votes Monday evening July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Long-time Clinton aide Huma Abedin, left, walks along the rope line as visitors snap pictures of her boss, former Sec. of State and 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, following Clinton's meeting with US Senators July 14, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Long-time Clinton aide Huma Abedin, left, walks along the rope line as visitors snap pictures of her boss, former Sec. of State and 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, following Clinton’s meeting with US Senators July 14, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Sen. Barbara Boxer finds a quiet corner in the Senate subway to take a phone call Monday evening July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Sen. Barbara Boxer finds a quiet corner in the Senate subway to take a phone call Monday evening July 13, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) greets Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives to discuss the Iran deal with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee July 16, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. This was Biden's second appearance before members of Congress this week. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) greets Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives to discuss the Iran deal with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee July 16, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. This was Biden’s second appearance before members of Congress this week. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Following a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) was questioned by waiting reporters eager for any detail of their talks concerning the Iran deal July 16, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Media had hoped that Biden would talk directly to them, but the Vice President used a rear exit from the Senate Foreign Relations meeting room and was escorted to his nearby motorcade. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

Following a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) was questioned by waiting reporters eager for any detail of their talks concerning the Iran deal July 16, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Media had hoped that Biden would talk directly to them, but the Vice President used a rear exit from the Senate Foreign Relations meeting room and was escorted to his nearby motorcade. (M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico)

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