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Photos of the week ending March 1, 2024

Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., reflected in a video camera lens, participates in a news conference after the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Thursday.
Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., reflected in a video camera lens, participates in a news conference after the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that he’ll be stepping down from leadership, debates over IVF access, Hunter Biden and an averted government shutdown highlighted this week on Capitol Hill. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the action.

Rep. Lisa McClain, R-Mich., flies down the House steps at the Capitol after the House passed another contiinuing resolution to avert a partial government shutdown on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III testifies Thursday at a House Armed Services Committee hearing about his recent hospitalization and the communication issues with President Joe Biden. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to his office after a vote in the Senate chamber on Wednesday. McConnell announced earlier in the day that he will be stepping down from leadership. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Hunter Biden, center, arrives for a deposition related to the impeachment inquiry of his father, President Joe Biden, conducted by the House Oversight and Accountability Committee and the House Judiciary Committee at the O’Neill House Office Building in Washington on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., right, huddles with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., after the weekly caucus lunch meetings in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., concludes a news conference at the White House after a meeting with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to discuss funding the government and avoiding a shutdown on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks at a news conference in the Capitol on Tuesday to discuss the Alabama Supreme Court ruling on in vitro fertilization. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House staffer in the Trump administration, receives a jersey from former Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn after Hutchinson spoke at the Principles First 2024 Summit at the Conrad Hotel in Washington on Saturday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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