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Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II filed suit on behalf of the state against the federal government over the health reform act. He spoke to tea party activists gathered on the Mall on Saturday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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"The Great Depression informed the Fed's actions and decisions in the recent crisis," Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said at George Washington University, noting the Fed's multiple missteps during the 1930s in failing to stem the financial panics, bank runs and economic downspiral that created such desperate conditions. (Associated Press)

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Dr. Bill Lumsden, Head of Distilling and Whisky Creation at the Glenmorangie Company sips the scotch style single malt whiskey that he and two other master distillers from Scotland created using colonial style stills at George Washington's reconstructed distillery with the help of Mount Vernon's historic distillers, Mount Vernon, Va., Wednesday, March 28, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Charles E. Schumer points to a countdown clock on the transportation bill on Capitol Hill, pushing the House to pass the Senate bill. Sens. Mark Begich and Barbara Boxer are behind him. "Speaker [John A.} Boehner has once again been painted in a corner by the tea-party wing of his caucus," Mr. Schumer said Wednesday. (Associated Press)

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Former Presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) chats with Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex) as they wait to speak to a crowd during a Tea Party Patriots rally in front of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 28, 2012, as the nation's high court takes up arguments regarding President Obama's health care overhaul. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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Former Presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) poses for a photo with Lisa Nancollas of Lewistown, Pa., as Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex) stands at left as they wait to speak to a crowd during a Tea Party Patriots rally in front of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 28, 2012, as the nation's high court takes up arguments regarding President Obama's health care overhaul. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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Supporters of health care reform rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, the final day of arguments over the health care law signed by President Obama. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign stop at Salisbury University on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Salisbury, Md. (AP Photo/The Daily Times, Laura Emmons)

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Nationals infielder Steve Lombardozzi has been given timse in the outfield to afford him experience at different positions. (Associated Press)

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Boxing writer and historian Bert Sugar, known for his fedora and cigar, died March 25, 2012, from cardiac arrest and lung cancer. He was 75. (Associated Press)

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Lee Hirsch, writer-director of "Bully," says his interest came not just from having been bullied himself as a child but from his problems getting adults to help him. (Associated Press)

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Kathy Hansen, center, a family practice doctor in Houston, Texas, says she feels like Affordable Care Act takes away the ability for her to make decisions for her patients. She says that no one consulted doctors when they wrote the healthcare law, and that all doctors believe that healthcare reform is necessary, but that President Obama's plan is not the answer. She joined hundreds of protesters on both sides of the issue of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, while the court listens to arguments on the personal mandate part of Affordable Care Act. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Protesters on both sides of the health care issue march outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, while the court hears arguments on the personal mandate section of the Affordable Care Act. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Protesters on both sides of the health care debate march outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, while the court hears arguments on the personal mandate section of the Affordable Care Act. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Lauren Kurtz, left, a student at George Washington University who is pro-Affordable Care Act, argues its merits with anti-Affordable Care Act protester Keli Carender, of Seattle, Wash., outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 while the court listened to oral arguments on the personal mandate part of the Affordable Care Act. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Dr. Francesco Rubino, a surgeon at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, joins Tamikka McCray for an interview Friday. She no longer needs to take diabetes medication and insulin since her weight-loss surgery. (Associated Press)

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Children rush to collect plastic eggs containing treats at last year's Old Colorado City Easter egg hunt in Colorado Springs. Organizers canceled this year's event, saying adults last year swarmed the field to help their children, scarfing up all the eggs in seconds. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Jim DeMint was a speaker at the "Hands Off My Health Care Rally," which was organized by Americans for Prosperity and 21 interest groups. (Associated Press)

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Demonstrators holding signs reading "People of faith for health care" gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in D.C., on March 26, 2012, to "pray for moral discernment" as the court hears oral arguments on the challenges to the Affordable Care Act, Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Members of the tea party rally March 26, 2012, against the Affordable Care Act outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in D.C., as the court hears oral arguments on the challenges to the Affordable Care Act. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)