Authority without airs
Inouye, center, joins other U.S. senators at the Capitol in Washington to announce agreement on the $789 billion economic stimulus measure aimed at lifting the nation out of recession. The lawmakers surrounding Inouye, from left: Susan Collins, R-Maine; Ben Nelson, D-Neb.; Max Baucus, D-Mont.; Inouye; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.; and Arlen Specter, R-Pa.