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Capitol visitors tour guide Dan Pearson takes a photograph of a statue of Frederick Douglass before a congressional ceremony to commemorate the dedication and unveiling of the statue in Emancipation Hall of the the United States Visitors Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) Program participants include: Vice President Joe Biden; House Speaker John Boehner; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid; Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell; House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Senator Charles E. Schumer; Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton.

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