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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), left, looks on as Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, also known as Burma, center, is handed the Congressional Gold Medal from Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), right, in the Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), left, and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), right, look on as Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, also known as Burma, is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in the Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, also known as Burma, center, sits between House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), left, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), right, during a ceremony to award Suu Kyi the Congressional Gold Medal in the Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, also known as Burma, second from left, sits between House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), left, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), right, as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, speaks during a ceremony to award Suu Kyi the Congressional Gold Medal in the Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, also known as Burma, left, stands next to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) during a ceremony to award Suu Kyi the Congressional Gold Medal in the Capitol rotunda, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Aung San Suu Kyi (center), Chairperson and General Secretary of the National League for Democracy, is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Sept. 19, 2012, as House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, look on. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy cheer the election results Sunday in Yangon, Myanmar. Mrs. Suu Kyi's election to a parliamentary seat sets the stage for her to take public office for the first time, 21 years after she received the the Nobel Peace Prize for her nonviolent campaign for democracy in her home country. (Associated Press)