The House on Thursday passed a continuing resolution to fund the government past midnight on Friday, but the bill has yet to pass the Senate. The shutdown showdown cloud has loomed over Washington this entire week, but life also went on inside the halls of Congress.
Here’s the entire week in photos:
Demonstrators with United We Dream and others rally in the atrium of Hart Building on Tuesday to call on Congress to pass the Dream Act, which would provide a path to legal status for some young undocumented immigrants. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Reps. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and Roger Williams, R-Texas, are seen during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the “Disclosing Foreign Influence Act” in the Rayburn Building on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., greets former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony on Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda to honor Dole as a “soldier, legislator, and statesman.” (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, attends Dole’s Congressional Gold Medal ceremony. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) On Thursday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos greets Arielle Jordan, 6, of the District’s Kuumba Preparatory School of the Arts during a rally to promote school choice as part of “National School Choice Week” in the Russell Building. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., boards an elevator before a vote in the Capitol on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Congressional Black Caucus chairman, prepares for a news conference on Thursday in the Capitol Visitor Center to discuss a resolution to censure President Donald Trump for derogatory comments about African nations and Haiti. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) A worker pushes a Senate subway car Friday morning as the chamber considers the House-passed continuing resolution to fund the government. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Wis., walks down the House steps following the final scheduled votes of the week on Friday. House members were told to stay flexible on their schedule as efforts to avoid a government shutdown continued in Washington. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Bottom row from left, Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Ill., and Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., pose on the Capitol steps with attendees of the March for Life on Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., talks with reporters on Friday in the Capitol as the Senate considers the House-passed continuing resolution to fund the government. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Watch: A Bowl of Dog Doo, Henry VIII and S-Holes: Congressional Hits and Misses