1,000 Words: The political spouse

The eye is drawn to the smiling politician in the center of this Associated Press photo, until you follow the line created by linked hands and see the face of his spouse, and a different story — different words, if you will — is revealed.

Jacquelyn Martin | AP Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) (C) and his wife Franni Bryson (L) arrive at the U.S. Capitol Building. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images