Government funding negotiations ramped up this week ahead of the Feb. 18 deadline to keep the lights of the federal government on. Elsewhere in and around the Capitol, teddy bears abounded, senators got stuck on the Senate subway and the swastikas scribbled on Union Station were removed.
Here’s the week in photos as captured by CQ Roll Call’s photojournalists:
Kim launches primary challenge after Menendez refuses to quit
Four spending bills readied for House floor amid stopgap uncertainty
Menendez rejects New Jersey Democrats’ calls to resign after indictment
Photos of the week ending September 22, 2023
Dressing down — Congressional Hits and Misses
Menendez indictment comes with Democrats playing 2024 defense