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Photos of the week ending May 10, 2024

Ducklings nap near their mother on the edge of the Capitol Reflecting Pool on Monday.
Ducklings nap near their mother on the edge of the Capitol Reflecting Pool on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Speaker Mike Johnson kept his job, a new statue was installed, members played chess, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” visited Washington and victims of the Holocaust were remembered — all of which highlighted this week at the Capitol. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the action.

Plastique Tiara, a cast member on “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” takes a selfie by the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial on the west side of the Capitol as a tour bus passes by on Monday. The cast of the show was in Washington for their press tour. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., and Thomas Massie, R-Ky., talk with the media after a meeting with Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., in the Capitol on Monday. Greene filed a motion to oust Johnson, which was unsuccessful this week. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., leaves a news conference after the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Attendees hold up photos of victims of the Holocaust during the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Annual Days of Remembrance ceremony in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A Southwest Airlines jet flies past the Capitol dome as it comes in for a landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From right, Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, conduct a news conference outside the Capitol on Wednesday to introduce a bill that would require proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in federal elections. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., center, reacts as Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, makes a move against grandmaster chess player Maurice Ashley, right, during the bipartisan Congressional Chess Tournament in the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday. Rep. Eric Burlison, R-Mo., is seated next to Cruz. The tournament was held in partnership with the St. Louis Chess Club. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, R-Ark., speaks during the unveiling ceremony for the Daisy Bates statue in Statuary Hall on Wednesday. Bates was a civil rights leader who was influential in the initiative to integrate Arkansas schools. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., listens to testimony from acting Labor Secretary Julie Su during a Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget request for the Department of Labor on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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