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Photos of the Week: Jones Wins in Alabama, Tax Conference Gavels In

The week of Dec. 11 as captured by Roll Call’s photographers

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi arrive for a news conference in the Capitol on Wednesday. They spoke out against the Republican tax plan ahead of the Senate-House conference committee meeting. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Democratic candidate for Senate Doug Jones, center, accompanied by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., shakes hands with supporters as he arrives for a canvas kick-off rally at his campaign field office in Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday, Dec. 10. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Democratic candidate for Senate Doug Jones, center, accompanied by Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Rep. Terri A. Sewell of Alabama, shakes hands with supporters as he arrives for a canvas kickoff rally at his campaign field office in Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, center, arrives for his "Drain the Swamp" rally in Midland City, Ala., on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, center, arrives for his “Drain the Swamp” rally in Midland City, Ala., on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference at the Capitol Hill Club before a news conference in the Capitol where he and other GOP leaders spoke about the tax reform bill on December 12, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Paul D. Ryan leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference at the Capitol Hill Club on Tuesday. Soon after, he and other GOP leaders held a news conference at the Capitol to tout the tax overhaul bill. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Marc Short, White House director of legislative affairs, Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Vice President Mike Pence, are seen outside of the Republican Senate Policy luncheon in the Capitol on December 12, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Marc Short, White House director of legislative affairs, Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Vice President Mike Pence are seen outside of the Republican Senate policy lunch in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A voter enters the polling station at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, to vote in the special election to fill Jeff Sessions' seat in the U.S. Senate. In the foreground is a historical marker noting a 1963 civil rights march to the courthouse to register African-American women as voters. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A voter enters the polling station at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday to vote in the special election to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ seat in the U.S. Senate. In the foreground is a historical marker noting a 1963 civil rights march to the courthouse to register African-American women as voters. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Alabama Democrat Doug Jones and his wife celebrate his victory over Judge Roy Moore at the Sheraton in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Jones is faced off against Judge Roy Moore in a special election for Jeff Sessions' seat in the U.S. Senate. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Jones and his wife celebrate his victory over Moore at the Sheraton in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Mike Johnson, R-La., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building on the Justice Department's investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election featuring testimony by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on December 13, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Reps. Mike Johnson, R-La., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on the Justice Department’s investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. The hearing featured testimony by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Ways and Means chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and ranking member Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., prepare for the Senate-House Conference Committee meeting on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the Capitol on December 13, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Ways and Means chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and ranking member Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Mass., prepare for the Senate-House Conference Committee meeting on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., talks on the phone in the tunnel to Cannon Building on December 14, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., talks on the phone in the tunnel to Cannon Building on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., conducts his weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on December 14, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Ryan conducts his weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, leaves the Capitol following the final votes of the week on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Farenthold announced he will not seek reelection amid sexual harrassment allegations. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, leaves the Capitol following the final votes of the week on Thursday. Farenthold announced this week that he will not seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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