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Photos of the week ending May 3, 2024

The remains of Army Col. Ralph Puckett Jr., who was the last surviving Korean War Medal of Honor recipient before his death, are carried into the Capitol rotunda to lie in honor on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
The remains of Army Col. Ralph Puckett Jr., who was the last surviving Korean War Medal of Honor recipient before his death, are carried into the Capitol rotunda to lie in honor on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

A Korean War hero being honored, a looming motion to oust the speaker, the reclassification of marijuana and visits from actress Halle Berry and racing legend Mario Andretti highlighted the week at the Capitol. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the action.

From left, House Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith, R-Mo., ranking member Richard E. Neal, D-Mass., Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, and Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a committee hearing on Tuesday. The members were taken by surprise when audio from another hearing where the pledge was being recited was accidentally fed in to the Ways and Means hearing room. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., listens during a news conference in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Aides stand behind a poster showing House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., handing the gavel to newly elected Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., before the start of Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s news conference outside the Capitol on Wednesday, announcing that she will move forward next week on the motion to oust the speaker. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., holds a “Make Ukraine Great Again” hat with Rep. Thomas Massie R-Ky., during their news conference outside the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Auto racing champion Mario Andretti, center, along with Rep. Greg Pence, R-Ind., and Rep. Victoria Spartz, R-Ind., arrives for a press conference outside the Capitol on Wednesday to make the case for admitting Andretti Cadillac to the Formula One grid. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su, left, and Rep. Alma Adams, D-N.C., arrive for the House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on “Examining the Policies and Priorities of the Department of Labor,” on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., conduct a news conference on reintroduction of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., talks with reporters after his weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Actress Halle Berry speaks at a news conference on bipartisan legislation to raise federal research on menopause and women’s midlife health outside the Capitol on Thursday. In the background, from left, are Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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