Randolph Gross, from the Architect of the Capitol, clears ice he earlier treated with salt, on the steps of the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Freezing rain overnight... more 
Randolph Gross, from the Architect of the Capitol, clears ice he earlier treated with salt, on the steps of the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Freezing rain overnight left icy conditions, closing schools and delaying the opening of the Federal government by two hours. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Dharapak
Wed, Jan 19, 2011 4:59 AM EST