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Photos of the week ending May 29, 2020

The traditional unofficial opening of summer over the Memorial Day weekend also signaled the cautious reopening of the Washington metro area. Our photojournalists were out this week documenting what the Capitol, the city and the surrounding region looked like.

An employee at Flashback Old Time Photos wears a mask Sunday as she waits for customers on the Ocean City, Md., boardwalk for the Memorial Day weekend. Maryland recently lifted its stay-at-home order as it enters Phase 1 of reopening the state. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Nuns wearing face masks walk by the Memorial Day wreaths at the World War II Memorial in Washington on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A woman casts her vote Tuesday during early voting for the D.C. primary at McKinley Technology High School. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Lee Ficke does pushups at the base of the Washington Monument on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, joined by other GOP House members, stands partly in a marked square in an effort to follow social distancing guidelines during a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo conducts a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic at the National Press Club in Washington on Wednesday after a meeting with President Donald Trump. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi prepares for a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. takes off his mask before speaking at a news conference in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Cable Smith, executive chef of The Royal in Washington’s LeDroit Park neighborhood, opens the restaurant for takeout orders Thursday after being closed for nine weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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