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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a life in photos

A “danger” sign is posted at a work site on the East Front plaza of the Capitol on Wednesday.

Photos of the week ending September 22, 2023

Capitol Lens | Freedom under wraps

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., announces he is directing the House to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Photos of the week ending September 15, 2023

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to his office on Tuesday after speaking on the Senate floor during the chamber’s return from the August recess. The Capitol’s physician said there is “no evidence” of a seizure disorder or stroke following the Kentucky Republican’s freezing at a news conference last week.

Photos of the Week ending Sept. 8, 2023

U.S. Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger looks on as Wenling Chestnut, the widow of Officer J.J. Chestnut, touches his face on the plaque at the Memorial Door in the U.S. Capitol on Monday. U.S. Capitol Police held a memorial ceremony and moment of silence in memory of Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson, who were killed in the line of duty 25 years ago on July 24, 1998.

Photos of the week ending July 28, 2023

Rep. Jared Golden, D-Maine, jogs past a PETA exhibit titled “The Council of Animals (What to Do About the Humans)” on the Mall on Monday. The steel-and-aluminum sculptures by artist Quill Hyde, with voice-over narration, pose the question “If animals spoke in a language we could understand, what would they say about us?” (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Photos of the week ending July 21, 2023

Capitol Lens | Page numbers

Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Calif., tries to skateboard at the bottom of the House steps after final votes of the week in the Capitol on Friday. Staff took photos of Carbajal with the skateboard to mark the start of the X Games in his home district this weekend.

Photos of the week ending July 14, 2023

Capitol Lens | A stone of hope

Union Station’s front entrance is draped with American flags on Tuesday in anticipation of the upcoming Independence Day holiday.

Photos of the week ending June 23, 2023

Capitol Lens | I, robot

Capitol Lens | Sneaker peak

Capitol Lens | Old Glory days

A spectator sitting in the Republican section in Nationals Park reaches for a foul ball during the 2023 Congressional Baseball Game on Wednesday night.

Photos of the week ending June 16, 2023

Capitol Lens | Critical moose

Senators and staff pose for a group photo in the Capitol’s Ohio Clock Corridor on Thursday to mark National Seersucker Day.

Photos of the week ending June 9, 2023

The statue honoring  author Willa Cather is unveiled in Statuary Hall in the Capitol on Wednesday.

Capitol Lens | O Pioneers!

Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas, center, speaks during the House Freedom Caucus news conference outside of the Capitol on Tuesday to announce their opposition on the debt limit bill.

Photos of the week — debt limit edition

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia talks with reporters in the Capitol on July 11, 2011 before a meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama on raising the debt limit.

Photos of the week flashback to 2011

California Democratic Rep. Robert Garcia speaks to reporters about indicted New York GOP Rep. George Santos at the House steps outside the Capitol on Thursday.

Photos of the week ending May 19, 2023

Capitol Lens | The life of Ryan

Capitol Lens | Art hoist

New York Republican Rep. George Santos, who was indicted this week, leaves the Capitol after the last vote of the week on Thursday.

Photos of the week ending May 12, 2023

Capitol Lens | Plank and file

Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, talk outside of the Senate chamber in the U.S. Capitol after the last votes of week on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Photos of the week ending May 5, 2023

Rep. Blake Moore, R-Utah, reacts as his umbrella catches a corner as he walks down the House steps in the rain following the final vote of the week in the Capitol on Friday.

Paris in the spring, Korea in the House: Photos of the week

Capitol Lens | Poll positioning

Capitol Lens | The Truman show

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, left,  arrives for a news conference on the debt limit in the Capitol on Monday as Alex Nguyen, his communications director, looks on.

Photos of the week ending April 21, 2023

Kites fly above the flags surrounding the Washington Monument during the Blossom Kite Festival on the National Mall in Washington on Sunday.

Photos of the week ending March 31, 2023

Capitol Lens | They can still do it

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Michael McCaul speaks with committee members and staffers as he arrives for a markup in the Capitol Visitor Center on Friday.

Photos of the week ending March 24, 2023

Capitol Lens | Bunny ears Blinken

Capitol Lens | Busted

Capitol Lens | Danger zone

President Joe Biden exchanges his necktie with a guest after addressing the International Association of Fire Fighters 2023 Legislative Conference at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill on Monday.

Photos of the week ending March 10, 2023

Capitol Lens | Suffragette city

Democratic Reps. Becca Balint of Vermont, left, and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan walk through the crowd after speaking at the People’s Rally for Student Debt Cancellation outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court was hearing two cases challenging the Biden administration’s student debt cancellation program.

Photos of the week ending March 3, 2023

Photos of the week ending February 17, 2023

Capitol Lens | iMessaging

Capitol Lens | Reflecting pool

Constituents from Rep. George Santos’ New York district hold signs during a news conference Tuesday outside the U.S. Capitol calling on Speaker Kevin McCarthy to expel Santos from Congress.

Photos of the week ending February 10, 2023

Capitol Lens | Room with a viewpoint

Members of the House Ways and Means Committee take their seats for the committee’s organizational meeting in the Longworth House Office Building on Tuesday.

Photos of the week ending February 3, 2023

San Francisco 49ers fan Rep. Eric Swalwell, left, and Philadelphia Eagles fan Rep. Brendan Boyle do some trash-talking while filming a video outside the Capitol on Friday before this weekend’s NFC Championship Game.

Photos of the week ending January 27, 2023

Capitol Lens | Minority report

Movers roll furniture into the office suite of the speaker of the House on Monday before the convening of the 118th Congress.

Photos of the week: Historic speaker election

Capitol Lens | Pray tell

Capitol Lens | The Andy caucus