Friday, February 26, 2010


The sun shines on the snow covered ground of the Washington Monument in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. The Washington area began cleaning up, a day after a another snow storm hit the area
A skier passes in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

US opponents of climate change action are seizing on a record snowfall in Washington in hopes of killing legislation to curb carbon emissions, which already faced uncertain political prospects

Newly fallen snow covers half buried headstones at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia

A view of the White House as snow begins to fall in Washington, February 9, 2010

Snow is piled up on Pennsylvania Ave. near the US Capitol on February 11, 2010

in Washington, DC

After a week of record-breaking snowfall, snow is piled in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, on Abraham Lincoln's 201st birthday

The Dalai Lama stops to touch the snow as he walks on the White House grounds in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, after meeting with President Barack Obama

In this Feb. 5, 2010 file photo, a Delta airplane is de-iced at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport.