It’s not yet March, but the week of Jan. 22 came in like a lion and out like a lamb.
Action on Capitol Hill throughout the previous weekend and on Monday saw a government shutdown, multiple protests, long lines to get to work at Hill office buildings and more.
By Thursday night, both chambers had recessed as uncertainty over an immigration bill and the next round of decisions for funding the government loomed.
Here’s the entire week in photos:
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