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Photos of the week ending December 8, 2023

Faith & Liberty holds its 20th annual live nativity in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday. The nativity scene included people portraying Mary, Joseph, the Baby Jesus, Wise Men, townspeople, and shepherds in first-century attire, along with Delilah the camel, a donkey and sheep. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Faith & Liberty holds its 20th annual live nativity in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday. The nativity scene included people portraying Mary, Joseph, the Baby Jesus, Wise Men, townspeople, and shepherds in first-century attire, along with Delilah the camel, a donkey and sheep. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Puppies, a camel, border elves and a naughty list were just a few of the highlights captured by CQ Roll Call photojournalists this week.

Rep. Aaron Bean, R-Fla., gets a puppy kiss from a black labrador police puppy in training from American K-9 Interdiction, LLC, at the House steps of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. The dogs are trained in Carrsville, Va., the district of Rep. Jen Kiggans, R-Va. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., reflected in one of the Russell Senate Subway cars speaks to reporters as he arrives in the Capitol for a vote on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley, points at Associated Press photographer Alex Brandon during the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing titled “Annual Oversight of Wall Street Firms,” in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, unfurls her “naughty list” of Federal agencies with low percentages of staff who work in office rather than work from home during the Senate Republicans’ weekly news conference in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., presents Vice President Kamala Harris with a golden gavel after she cast the 32nd tie-breaking vote in the Senate on Tuesday. The 32nd tie breaking vote was the most ever cast by a Vice President. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, House Judiciary chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, House Ways and Means chairman Jason Smith, R-Mo., and House Oversight chairman James Comer, R-Ky., hold their press briefing on the Biden impeachment inquiry in the Longworth House Office Building on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., and his son Matthew leave the meeting of the House Republican Conference in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Border wall-themed holiday decorations line the hallway in front of Arizona Republican Rep. Eli Crane’s office on the second floor of the Longworth House Office Building on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Honoree Billy Crystal arrives for the Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House on Sunday. Dionne Warwick, Renée Fleming, Barry Gibb, and Queen Latifah, were also honored. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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