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Photos of the week ending April 12, 2024

Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., gathered outside the Capitol along with tourists and staffers on Monday to view the solar eclipse. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., gathered outside the Capitol along with tourists and staffers on Monday to view the solar eclipse. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A solar eclipse, the delayed impeachment trial of the Homeland Security secretary and a visit from Japan’s prime minister highlighted Congress’ return to work this week following a two-week recess. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the action.

The Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol dome stands in front of the solar eclipse on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md., Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, Gov. Wes Moore, D-Md., Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., hold a news conference after the Maryland delegation’s meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday on the federal response to Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, walks to his office with Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas arrives for a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget request in the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., right, wraps up a news conference in the Capitol on Wednesday. From left are Rep. Blake Moore, R-Utah, Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Majority Leader Steve Scalise, R-La. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
“Rosie the Riveter” veterans strike their signature pose before the start of the Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida greets Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., before Kishida addressed a joint meeting of Congress in the House chamber on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
FBI director Christopher Wray, left, speaks with Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pa., before the start of a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget for the FBI in the Rayburn House Office Building on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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