Politicians from both sides of the aisle embraced Instagram in 2013, and we're impressed with some of the quality photos members posted on the social networking site.

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Sen. Charles SchumerCharles SchumerSchumer jams to Diana Ross at New York party Warren cautions Dems against infighting FCC advances proposal to unmask blocked caller ID in threat cases MORE (D-N.Y.) is seen cooking at a BBQ, huddling with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and, of course, spending some quality time with constituents.

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has posted photos of him playing soccer, conducting media interviews and mocking the sequester.

Sen. Rob PortmanRob PortmanSanders: GOP healthcare bill is a 'moral outrage' Opioid crisis threatens GOP ObamaCare repeal A tale of two drug bills — one proposed bill will worsen the drug prices crisis MORE (R-Ohio) is seen hunting, showing off his Christmas tree and giving out turkeys and gifts to families in need.

Other members who signed up for Instagram this year include Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.), as well as Reps. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Steven Horsford (D-Nev.), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and Aaron Schock (R-Ill.).