New Senate Republican leadership walk to news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
New Senate Republican leadership walk to news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
Members of the newly-elected U.S. Senate Republican leadership walk to a news conference following secret voting among the party on Capitol Hill in Washington November 15, 2006. Pictured (L-R) are new Republican Whip Trent Lott (R-MS), Republican Conference Vice-Chair John Cornyn (R-TX), Policy Committee Chair Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-TX), Republican Senatorial Committee Chair John Ensign (R-NV), Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Conference Chairman Jon Kyl (R-AZ). Lott had previously resigned as House majority leader in 2002 during a controversy over remarks that were seen as racially insensitive. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES)