Government Agencies Photos on Townhall

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    To match Interview USA-TRADE/KIRK

    Posted: 1/29/2012 12:34:13 AM EST
    A container ship is docked at the port of Los Angeles in this July 2 , 2008 file photo. A new team of U.S. trade enforcers will make countries think twice about putting up barriers to American exports, President Barack Obama's top trade official said. U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk told Reuters that the team, announced by Obama last week, will include intelligence officials as well as representatives of other government agencies in order to beef up stretched U.S. resources and crack open markets. To match Interview USA-TRADE/KIRK REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT SOCIETY BUSINESS)
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    To match Interview USA-TRADE/KIRK

    Posted: 1/29/2012 12:31:53 AM EST
    Trade Representative Ron Kirk looks on before the opening of the 8th World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference in Geneva in this December 15, 2011 file photo. A new team of U.S. trade enforcers will make countries think twice about putting up barriers to American exports, President Barack Obama's top trade official said. U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk told Reuters that the team, announced by Obama last week, will include intelligence officials as well as representatives of other government agencies in order to beef up stretched U.S. resources and crack open markets. To match Interview USA-TRADE/KIRK REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Files (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS HEADSHOT)
  •  - U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi speaks to the media on Capitol Hill

    U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi speaks to the media on Capitol Hill

    Posted: 12/16/2011 12:18:08 PM EST
    U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington December 16, 2011. A deal has been reached among congressional negotiators to fund U.S. government agencies through September 30, 2012, Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye said on Thursday. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi speaks to the media on Capitol Hill

    U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi speaks to the media on Capitol Hill

    Posted: 12/16/2011 12:15:56 PM EST
    U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington December 16, 2011. A deal has been reached among congressional negotiators to fund U.S. government agencies through September 30, 2012, Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye said on Thursday. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi and House Minority Whip Hoyer speak to the media on Capitol Hill

    U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi and House Minority Whip Hoyer speak to the media on Capitol Hill

    Posted: 12/16/2011 12:13:42 PM EST
    U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speak to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington December 16, 2011. A deal has been reached among congressional negotiators to fund U.S. government agencies through September 30, 2012, Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye said on Thursday. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - U.S. House Minority Whip Hoyer speaks to the media in Washington

    U.S. House Minority Whip Hoyer speaks to the media in Washington

    Posted: 12/16/2011 12:11:00 PM EST
    U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington December 16, 2011. A deal has been reached among congressional negotiators to fund U.S. government agencies through September 30, 2012, Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye said on Thursday. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) walks after speaking to the media on Capitol Hill

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) walks after speaking to the media on Capitol Hill

    Posted: 12/16/2011 12:02:26 PM EST
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) walks after speaking to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington December 16, 2011. Lawmakers on Friday reached a tentative deal to fund an array of government agencies through September 30 and avert shutting down many of Washington's operations starting this weekend. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (C)(D-CA), House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (L)(D-MD) and House Minority Assistant Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) speak to the media on Capitol Hill

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (C)(D-CA), House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (L)(D-MD) and House Minority Assistant Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) speak to the media on Capitol Hill

    Posted: 12/16/2011 12:00:05 PM EST
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (C)(D-CA), House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (L)(D-MD) and House Minority Assistant Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) speak to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington December 16, 2011. Lawmakers on Friday reached a tentative deal to fund an array of government agencies through September 30 and avert shutting down many of Washington's operations starting this weekend. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
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    Posted: 11/29/2011 4:30:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2008 file photo, wreckage from the medical helicopter that crashed lies on its side at Walter Mill Regional Park in District Heights, Md. Nonmilitary government agencies operate more aircraft than the world's largest airline but little arms-length safety oversight _ a situation that troubles federal accident investigators. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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    Posted: 11/29/2011 4:30:46 PM EST
    FILE - This 2009 file handout photo, provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, shows the wreckage of a helicopter which crashed during a rescue mission in the mountains near Santa Fe, N M. Nonmilitary government agencies operate more aircraft than the world's largest airline but little arms-length safety oversight _ a situation that troubles federal accident investigators. (AP Photo/NTSB, File)
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    Posted: 10/15/2011 2:30:50 PM EST
    This undated photo released by the San Diego County Water Authority shows water gushing from an electricity plant in Playas de Rosarito, Mexico, next to a site where government agencies in the western United States are considering putting large desalination plants. Details are being worked out, but these vast amounts of water used at the electricity plant could be used for desalination at the proposed site. (AP Photo/San Diego County Water Authority)
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    Posted: 9/26/2011 8:11:46 AM EST
    The headquarters of incorporation specialists Laughlin Associates is seen in Carson City, Nevada in a file photo taken August 1, 2011. The company boasts on its website that it has formed more than 78,000 companies since its inception in 1972. A review of tax liens and civil judgments issued in the past 10 years against companies registered at the address found that more than 230 have been the subject of demands from government agencies and other creditors for payment of more than $13.3 million in allegedly outstanding taxes and debts. Nevada has spawned a thriving industry of consultants who aid companies seeking to avoid liability and disclosure. Picture taken August 1, 2011. To match SHELL-GAMES/NEVADA REUTERS/Kelly Carr/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
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    Posted: 9/26/2011 8:10:47 AM EST
    The front desk at the headquarters of incorporation specialists Laughlin Associates is seen in Carson City, Nevada in a file photo taken August 1, 2011. The company boasts on its website that it has formed more than 78,000 companies since its inception in 1972. A review of tax liens and civil judgments issued in the past 10 years against companies registered at the address found that more than 230 have been the subject of demands from government agencies and other creditors for payment of more than $13.3 million in allegedly outstanding taxes and debts. Nevada has spawned a thriving industry of consultants who aid companies seeking to avoid liability and disclosure. Picture taken August 1, 2011. To match SHELL-GAMES/NEVADA REUTERS/Kelly Carr/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
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    To match SHELL-GAMES/NEVADA

    Posted: 9/26/2011 8:09:48 AM EST
    The front door of the headquarters of incorporation specialists Laughlin Associates is seen in Carson City, Nevada in a file photo taken August 1, 2011. The company boasts on its website that it has formed more than 78,000 companies since its inception in 1972. A review of tax liens and civil judgments issued in the past 10 years against companies registered at the address found that more than 230 have been the subject of demands from government agencies and other creditors for payment of more than $13.3 million in allegedly outstanding taxes and debts. Nevada has spawned a thriving industry of consultants who aid companies seeking to avoid liability and disclosure, at a time when Washington is calling on other nations to enforce greater transparency of financial flows. Picture taken August 1, 2011. To match SHELL-GAMES/NEVADA REUTERS/Kelly Carr/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
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    To match SHELL-GAMES/NEVADA

    Posted: 9/26/2011 8:08:42 AM EST
    The headquarters of incorporation specialists Laughlin Associates is seen in Carson City, Nevada in a file photo taken August 1, 2011. The company boasts on its website that it has formed more than 78,000 companies since its inception in 1972. A review of tax liens and civil judgments issued in the past 10 years against companies registered at the address found that more than 230 have been the subject of demands from government agencies and other creditors for payment of more than $13.3 million in allegedly outstanding taxes and debts. Nevada has spawned a thriving industry of consultants who aid companies seeking to avoid liability and disclosure. Picture taken August 1, 2011. To match SHELL-GAMES/NEVADA REUTERS/Kelly Carr/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
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    Posted: 9/4/2011 8:00:46 AM EST
    FILE - In this June 11, 2002 file photo, the names of government agencies dealing with the fight on terrorism are displayed during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on federal reorganization to combat terrorism. We are safer, but not safe enough. In the decade since the 9/11 attacks, the government has taken giant steps to protect the nation from terrorists, spending eye-popping sums to smarten up the federal bureaucracy, hunt down enemies, strengthen airline security, secure U.S. borders, reshape America's image and more. But the effort remains a work in progress, and in some cases a work stalled. The bipartisan 9/11 Commission in 2004 laid out a 585-page road map to create an America that is "safer, stronger, wiser." Many of the commission's recommendations are now reality. But in some cases, results haven't lived up to expectations. And other proposals still are just that, ideas awaiting action. (AP Photo/Kenneth Lambert, File)
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    Posted: 8/22/2011 8:25:49 PM EST
    In this July 10, 2011 photo, Deb Carlson, second from right, and her husband Doug, right, have lunch with their adopted sons in Valrico, Fla. The Carlsons' adopted sons have trashed bedrooms, stolen credit cards and threatened to kill them, one drew a disturbing pictures of throwing a party after beheading the southwest Florida couple. While the overwhelming majority of adoptions end happily, some families like the Carlsons say they weren?t told about their new child?s psychological problems and can?t get help from the government agencies that recruited them. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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    Posted: 8/22/2011 8:25:49 PM EST
    In this July 10, 2011 photo, Deb Carlson, back left, and her husband Doug, back right, have lunch with their adopted sons in Valrico, Fla. The Carlsons' adopted sons have trashed bedrooms, stolen credit cards and threatened to kill them, one drew a disturbing pictures of throwing a party after beheading the southwest Florida couple. While the overwhelming majority of adoptions end happily, some families like the Carlsons say they weren?t told about their new child?s psychological problems and can?t get help from the government agencies that recruited them. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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    Posted: 8/22/2011 8:25:48 PM EST
    In this July 10, 2011 photo, Deb Carlson, left, and her husband Doug, right, have lunch with their adopted sons in Valrico, Fla. The Carlsons' adopted sons have trashed bedrooms, stolen credit cards and threatened to kill them, one drew a disturbing pictures of throwing a party after beheading the southwest Florida couple. While the overwhelming majority of adoptions end happily, some families like the Carlsons say they weren?t told about their new child?s psychological problems and can?t get help from the government agencies that recruited them. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
  •  - A police officer slashes a counterfeit branded bag during destruction of counterfeit goods in a police camp in Quezon city

    A police officer slashes a counterfeit branded bag during destruction of counterfeit goods in a police camp in Quezon city

    Posted: 6/30/2011 2:43:39 AM EST
    A police officer slashes a counterfeit branded bag during destruction of counterfeit goods in a police camp in Quezon city, Metro Manila June 30, 2011. Pirated goods worth some 350 million pesos ($8 million) seized by different government agencies were destroyed on Thursday during the World Anti-Counterfeiting celebration in the Philippines, a government statement said. REUTERS/Erik de Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW)