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Photos of the week ending June 28, 2024

Fireworks explode over the Potomac River with the Capitol Dome in the background, marking the end of Clipper Race Fleet Week at The Wharf in Washington on Tuesday evening. The 11-ship fleet from the biennial race was docked at The Wharf.
Fireworks explode over the Potomac River with the Capitol Dome in the background, marking the end of Clipper Race Fleet Week at The Wharf in Washington on Tuesday evening. The 11-ship fleet from the biennial race was docked at The Wharf. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The two-year anniversary of the Dobbs decision, celebrity testimony and the Congressional Women’s Softball Game highlighted this week in Congress, when only the House was in session. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture the action.

Abortion rights supporters demonstrate outside the Supreme Court building on Monday, the second anniversary of Dobbs v. Jackson, the Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Olympic swimming gold medalist Michael Phelps, left, and his wife Nicole Phelps, right, speak to House Energy and Commerce Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., on Tuesday before a subcommittee hearing on anti-doping measures ahead of the 2024 Olympics. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, R-Fla., arrives for a news conference Wednesday on efforts to hold Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in contempt of Congress. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Paris Hilton, CEO and co-founder of 11:11 Media and an advocate for the protection of children in foster care, signs a copy of her book during a break in a House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday on strengthening child welfare. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Recording artist Randy Travis and his wife, Mary, talk with Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Mich., right, during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing Wednesday on music copyrights. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., makes a late tag on Chicago Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet during the Congressional Women’s Softball Game between members of Congress and journalists at Watkins Recreation Center on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. The media team, The Bad News Babes, won the game 9-4. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, records a video on Thursday after a rally to mark the two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Troy Nehls, R-Texas, sports a Donald Trump tie on the steps of the Capitol on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)