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 SchumerNYT: Don't make Acosta a political martyr Charities say they never received donations touted by Jeffrey Epstein: report Schumer to donate Epstein campaign contributions to groups fighting sexual violence 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 HollenOvernight Defense: House approves 3 billion defense bill | Liberal sweeteners draw progressive votes | Bill includes measure blocking Trump from military action on Iran Senators urge Trump to sanction Turkey for accepting Russian missile shipment Republicans say they're satisfied with 2020 election security after classified briefings MORE (D-Md.) has posted photos of him playing soccer, conducting media interviews and mocking the sequester.

Sen. Rob PortmanRobert (Rob) Jones PortmanHillicon Valley: Harris spikes in Google searches after debate clash with Biden | Second US city blocks facial recognition | Apple said to be moving Mac Pro production from US to China | Bipartisan Senate bill takes aim at 'deepfake' videos Senators unveil bipartisan bill to target 'deepfake' video threat Congress moves toward stricter North Korea sanctions 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.).