Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Librarian of Congress Dr. James H. Billington, Billy Joel, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. (left to right) pose for a photograph after a ceremony awarding the 2014 Gershwin Prize to Billy Joel at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 19, 2014.
Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Librarian of Congress Dr. James H. Billington, Billy Joel, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. (left to right) pose for a photograph after a ceremony awarding the 2014 Gershwin Prize to Billy Joel at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 19, 2014. Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Librarian of Congress Dr. James H. Billington, Billy Joel, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. (left to right) pose for a photograph after a ceremony awarding the 2014 Gershwin Prize to Billy Joel at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 19, 2014. Courtesy of the Library of Congress

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