Budget Office Director Peter Orszag (far right) has found a way to turn walking into a competitive sport on Capitol Hill. Here, he walks through the Eisenhower Executive Office Building with Vice President Biden, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Mike Socolick, right, and his girlfriend Maria Perremuto, both from the Staten Island borough of New York, share a moment shortly after midnight in New York's Times Square New Year's Day Friday Jan. 1, 2010. Tina Fineberg/AP hide caption

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