Pencils sit on a notepad prior to a U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing on mortgage finance reform, in Washington

 
Pencils sit on a notepad prior to a U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing on mortgage finance reform, in Washington
Pencils sit on a notepad prior to a U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing on mortgage finance reform, on Capitol Hill in Washington March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)