A tourist catches up with her daughter as she races toward the greenery awaiting the Wreaths Across America wreath-laying ceremony Monday on the West Front of the Capitol. The group also conducts the annual holiday wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy walks Thursday among the crosses that represent the lives lost of individuals attempting to cross the U.S. border. The crosses were set up outside the tent of the Fast for Families group protesting on the National Mall. The group hopes to persuade Congress to pass an overhaul of immigration laws.