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Photos of the week ending May 17, 2024

A double rainbow appears over Washington on Saturday evening.
A double rainbow appears over Washington on Saturday evening. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Maryland’s primary election, the annual ACLI race, rainbows and a new statue in the Capitol highlight this week in photos. CQ Roll Call photojournalists bring you this week’s sights from the Capitol and beyond.

Airplanes fly past the Washington Monument during the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) D.C. Flyover on Saturday. The parade of planes closed Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for an hour as 56 aircraft participated in the flyover, which celebrated the history of general aviation. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, fist-bumps Maryland Gov. Wes Moore while greeting voters at Lewisdale Elementary School in Chillum, Md., on primary election day Tuesday. Alsobrooks won the Democratic nomination for Maryland’s open Senate seat. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Harry Dunn, a Democratic candidate for Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District, toasts a supporter at VFW Post 7472 in Ellicott City after conceding the race to state Sen. Sarah Elfreth on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Hans Nichols of Axios and other runners plod through rain puddles at the starting line of the ACLI Capital Challenge race in Southeast Washington on Wednesday morning. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Alabama Republican Rep. Jerry Carl questions Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Lina Khan during the House Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the fiscal 2025 budget request for the commission on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Alabama Republican Sen. Katie Britt and her daughter, Bennett, leave the Senate Republicans’ lunch in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Mike Johnson, members of the North Carolina congressional delegation and family members of the Rev. Billy Graham unveil Graham’s statue during a dedication ceremony in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Congressional Staff for a Ceasefire Now members march to the House steps of the Capitol on Thursday to call for a cease-fire in Gaza. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, New York Republican Reps. Anthony D’Esposito, Mike Lawler and Nick Langworthy approach Congressional Staff for a Ceasefire Now protesters with American flags at the House steps of the Capitol on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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