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Photos of the week ending June 7, 2024

Rapper and businessman Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is greeted by former Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Capitol on Wednesday after Jackson and attorney Ben Crump met with congressional leaders about increasing minority representation in the multibillion-dollar luxury spirits industry.
Rapper and businessman Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is greeted by former Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Capitol on Wednesday after Jackson and attorney Ben Crump met with congressional leaders about increasing minority representation in the multibillion-dollar luxury spirits industry. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congress returned from Memorial Day recess this week and then adjourned early to mark the D-Day anniversary. Roll Call’s photojournalists were on Capitol Hill to capture appearances by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Rep. John W. Rose’s now TV-famous son and a giant inflatable IUD outside of Union Station.

Guy Rose, 6, and his father, Tennessee Republican Rep. John W. Rose, right, arrive in the Capitol via the Rayburn subway on Wednesday. Guy gained fame the previous day by making faces at C-SPAN’s camera as his father gave a floor speech. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar is pictured in the Capitol on Wednesday while making his way to the House chamber for votes. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Nebraska Republican Rep. Don Bacon shows off a Dwight Eisenhower sticker in the Capitol on Wednesday. Bacon and other members attended a ceremony in Normandy, France, on Thursday to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Americans for Contraception unveil a 20-foot inflatable intrauterine device outside Union Station on Wednesday. The Senate later rejected an effort to codify protections for accessing contraception. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Minority Whip John Thune of South Dakota speaks during the Senate Republican news conference in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
During Senate Democrats’ news conference in the Capitol on Tuesday, Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer points to a flower that marks the anniversary of the June 4, 1919, passage of the 19th Amendment. Sens. Patty Murray of Washington, left, and Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts are also pictured. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Mike Johnson, center, conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday. Also seen, from left, are House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik, Rep. Juan Ciscomani of Arizona, Majority Whip Tom Emmer and Majority Leader Steve Scalise. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Oversight Chairman James R. Comer is seen on a monitor as he questions Dr. Anthony Fauci, former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a hearing of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the Rayburn Building on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Henry Cuellar’s party affiliation was corrected in this report.

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