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Photos of the week ending February 16, 2024

The District of Columbia celebrated the Lunar New Year with its annual parade in the Chinatown neighborhood on Sunday.
The District of Columbia celebrated the Lunar New Year with its annual parade in the Chinatown neighborhood on Sunday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

This week saw the Lunar New Year and Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, plus House action while the Senate was away. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the action.

The military honor guard and a National Park Service ranger salute during a ceremony to observe the 215th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Rep. Troy Carter, D-La., former Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., former Clerk of the House Cheryl Johnson, Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., former Clerk of the House Lorraine Miller, and President and CEO of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Jane Campbell pose for photos in the Capitol on Tuesday, after the U.S. Capitol Historical Society gave the 2023 Freedom Award to Johnson. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Rich McCormick, R-Ga., center, skateboards through the basement of the Capitol as he leaves the House Republican Conference caucus meeting on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Majority Leader Steve Scalise, R-La., right, gives a thumbs-up to Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., during a news conference after House Republicans’ weekly caucus meeting in the Capitol on Wednesday. Scalise returned to Congress this week following treatment for multiple myeloma. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Second gentleman Douglas Emhoff and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., participate in an event in the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday to call attention to sexual and gender-based violence perpetrated by Hamas. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Workers clean the seventh-floor office windows facing the atrium in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifies at a House Agriculture Committee hearing in the Longworth House Office Building on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Actor and activist Susan Sarandon addresses the media with Medea Benjamin, right, of the anti-war group CodePink, in the Rayburn House Office Building on Thursday to call for a cease-fire in Gaza. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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