[Washington, D.C., December 5. Image via Getty.]

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left center, share a smile with (L-R) Bruce Springsteen, Mel Brooks and Dave Brubeck as they prepare to pose for the formal group photo with the other honorees following the Artist's Dinner at the United States Department of State on December 5, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)