Photo by: J.M. EDDINS JR.
Former House Whip and new White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel gives the thumbs up to House Democrats before the arrival of President-elect Barack Obama at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., to be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, Tuesday, January 20, 2009. (J.M. Eddins Jr. / The Washington Times)