After casting her vote concerning an amendment to the education bill, Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AK) runs off the Senate floor to keep an appointment. Practicing a bi-partisan style of governing, Lincoln works with her colleagues on such issues as taxes, the environment, education, health care, and agriculture. Lincoln has a rural background, being from a seven-generation Arkansas farm family. (May 2001) Watch a video clip of Melina Mara discussing this photo:"Right after I take this image a Capitol cop comes over to berate me because I was shooting toward the Senate floor, which is something you don't do.
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