Over the August recess, the Ohio Clock’s two arms were returned to full working order. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., returned to Washington with just one working arm after breaking his shoulder at his home in Kentucky. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Following their 5-week recess, aka “home district work period,” members of Congress returned to Washington this week.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., dances with Adrian Somerville Jr., a West African percussion performer, on Tuesday during a ceremony in the Capitol's Emancipation Hall to mark the 400th anniversary of the first-recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., attends the Emancipation Hall ceremony. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) In his version of “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis,” Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks with reporters “Amongst Three Potted Plants” in the Senate subway on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) From left, Reps. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., Sylvia R. Garcia, D-Texas, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., gather for a group photo on the House steps of the Capitol on Wednesday after members of Congress gathered to remember the Sept. 11th attacks. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., boards the Senate subway to the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., talks on his phone while sitting on the House steps of the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., flanked by Democratic members of the committee, talks with reporters outside the hearing room on Thursday. The committee passed guidelines for impeachment investigation hearings on President Donald Trump. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., talks with reporters outside after the Judiciary Committee meeting on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., left, shows off his grandson Grady to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in the Ohio Clock Corridor in the Capitol on Thursday. Rep. Garamendi was giving his family a tour of the Capitol when they ran into Schumer, who took the opportunity to show a video of his grandchild. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is reflected in a mirror as he speaks to the media at the U.S. House Republican member retreat in Baltimore on Thursday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) President Donald Trump speaks at the Republican retreat dinner Thursday night. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone.