Both sides of the Capitol were back in action this week as the harvest moon rose over Washington, new House members were sworn in and the legislature team beat the press team in the Congressional Women’s Softball Game.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C., smiles before her news conference announcing a national abortion ban bill at the Russell Senate Office Building on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ roll call)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives for the Senate Republicans’ news conference in Ohio Clock Corridor on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Senators Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, follow him. (Tom Williams/CQ roll call)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds Rep. Pat Ryan’s son Cameron, DN.Y., as his wife, Rebecca, and son Theo look on during Ryan’s swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ roll call)
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is reflected in a video monitor as he greets Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Los Angeles, right, during the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing on “Stopping the Spread of Monkeypox: Examining the Federal Response” on Wednesday. (Roll call by Tom Williams/CQ)
Actor Seth Rogen, left, and his wife Lauren Miller Rogen, co-founders of Hilarity for Charity, meet with Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., on Capitol Hill Wednesday to advocate for in-home care for people elderly and people with disabilities. (Tom Williams/CQ roll call)
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., right, chats with Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., and Bad News Babes players Bridget Bowman and Gretchen Frazee in the dugout before the start of the Congressional Women’s Softball Game on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ roll call)
SEC Chairman Gary Gensler testifies during the oversight hearing of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ roll call)