The New Washington Power Couple, In One Photo

Elections have consequences.

The White House is seen behind a dual layer of fencing on October 3, 2014. A new director has been appointed to head the Secret Service after a series of security breaches.

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President Barack Obama talks with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at the White House on Friday. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza.)