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Photos of the Week: Everything but Infrastructure Week

The week of Oct. 18 as captured by Roll Call’s photojournalists

Capitol workers lower the flag to half staff after the passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The impeachment inquiry, Columbus Day, and the Stanley Cup’s appearance on the hill were all overshadowed by the loss of Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings.

UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 14: The Knights of Columbus Color Corps gathers to participate in the annual Columbus Day ceremony at the Columbus Memorial Fountain in front of Union Station in Washington on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The Knights of Columbus Color Corps gathers to participate in the annual Columbus Day ceremony at the Columbus Memorial Fountain in front of Union Station in Washington on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 15: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the deposition of George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, in the Capitol Visitor Center as part of the House's impeachment inquiry on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the deposition of George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, in the Capitol Visitor Center as part of the House's impeachment inquiry on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 16: Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., talks with reporters after a meeting of the House Democratic Caucus in the Capitol on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., talks with reporters after a meeting of the House Democratic Caucus in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 16: From left, Reps. Andy Harris, R-Md., Steve King, R-Iowa, Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Debbie Lesko, R-Ariz., and Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, pose for a picture after being denied entrance to the deposition and access to the transcripts related to the House's impeachment inquiry in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Michael McKinley, a former State Department adviser, and Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, were being deposed inside. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Andy Harris, R-Md., Steve King, R-Iowa, Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Debbie Lesko, R-Ariz., and Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, pose for a picture after being denied entrance to the deposition and access to the transcripts related to the House impeachment inquiry in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday. Michael McKinley, a former State Department adviser, and Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, were being deposed inside. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 16: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., departs from a press conference after the Senate Republicans’ lunch in the Capitol on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., departs from a press conference after the Senate Republicans’ lunch in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 16: Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., escort the Stanley Cup to the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The St. Louis Blues won the cup this year. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., escort the Stanley Cup to the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday. The St. Louis Blues won the cup this year. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 17: Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, arrives at the Capitol for his deposition as part of the House's impeachment inquiryon Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, arrives at the Capitol for his deposition as part of the House's impeachment inquiry on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 17: From left, Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., arrive for a news conference in Capitol on the Countering Turkish Aggression Act of 2019, that imposes sanctions on Turkey in response to military actions in Syria on Thursday, October 17, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., fist bump as they arrive for a news conference in Capitol on the Countering Turkish Aggression Act of 2019 on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 17: Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, boards an elevator after speaking about Turkey and Syria on the Senate floor on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, boards an elevator after speaking about Turkey and Syria on the Senate floor on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 18: Rep. Pete Olson, R-Texas, poses in front of the Sam Houston statue in Statuary Hall wearing his Houston Astros jersey after the last House votes of the week on Friday, October 18, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Pete Olson, R-Texas, poses in front of the Sam Houston statue in Statuary Hall wearing his Houston Astros jersey after the last House votes of the week on Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 18: Actor Sam Waterston is arrested by U.S. Capitol Police along with Jane Fonda and other climate activists after blocking 1st Street in front of the Library of Congress on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The weekly Friday protest calls for action on the Green New Deal. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Actor Sam Waterston is arrested by U.S. Capitol Police along with Jane Fonda and other climate activists after blocking the street in front of the Library of Congress on Friday. The weekly Friday protest calls for action on the Green New Deal. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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