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 (Chuck) Ellis SchumerDemocrats now attack internet rules they once embraced Schumer: Trump budget would ‘cripple’ gun background checks Schumer: Senate Republicans' silence 'deafening' on guns, Russia 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 HollenChristopher (Chris) Van HollenDems pan Trump's budget as helping the wealthy Senate Dems push FDA to reject alternative cigarette health claims Trump must send Russia powerful message through tougher actions MORE (D-Md.) has posted photos of him playing soccer, conducting media interviews and mocking the sequester.

Sen. Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanCommittee chairman aims for House vote on opioid bills by Memorial Day Flake to try to force vote on DACA stopgap plan Congress punts fight over Dreamers to March 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.).