Photos of the Week: Waiting for Spring in Washington

The week of March 12 as captured by Roll Call's photographers

Evelyn Black, two-and-a half, of Capitol Hill, walks through about 7,000 pairs of shoes displayed on the East Lawn of the Capitol on Tuesday to represent the approximately 7,000 children who were killed by guns since the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Evelyn Black, two-and-a half, of Capitol Hill, walks through about 7,000 pairs of shoes displayed on the East Lawn of the Capitol on Tuesday to represent the approximately 7,000 children who were killed by guns since the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Posted March 16, 2018 at 12:10pm

Here’s the week in photos from Capitol Hill:

UNITED STATES - MARCH 12: A Capitol worker carries a ladder down the stairs in the Russell Senate Office Building on Monday, March 12, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A Capitol worker carries a ladder down the stairs in the Russell Senate Office Building on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 13: A Senate staffer holds a sign by the Senate carriage entrance to guide attendees to the Senate Climate Task Force meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday, March 131, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A Senate staffer holds a sign by the Senate carriage entrance to guide attendees to the Senate Climate Task Force meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 13: Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., right, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., ride the subway to Hart Building after the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on March 13, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., ride the subway to Hart Building after the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a press conference with House GOP leadership in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., holds a press conference with House GOP leadership in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., questions Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of the United States Central Command, and Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander of the United States Africa Command, on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., questions Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of the United States Central Command, and Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander of the United States Africa Command, on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 14: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Matt Post, a student from Maryland, during a rally on the West Front of the Capitol to call on Congress to act on gun violence prevention during a national walkout by students on March 14, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., and Matt Post, a student from Maryland, during a rally on the West Front of the Capitol to call on Congress to act on gun violence prevention during a national walkout by students on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 14: Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets demonstrators while attending a rally on the West Front of the Capitol to call on Congress to act on gun violence prevention during a national walkout by students on March 14, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets demonstrators while attending a rally on the West Front of the Capitol to call on Congress to act on gun violence prevention. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 14: Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., arrives in the Capitol on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., arrives in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, stands next to a picture of herself as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hosts a reception in Kaptur's honor in the Capitol on Wednesday. The reception was held to honor Kaptur passing the milestone as the longest-serving woman in House history. She will break the record currently held by Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers, R-Mass., on Sunday, March 18. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, stands next to a picture of herself as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hosts a reception in Kaptur’s honor in the Capitol on Wednesday. The reception was held to honor Kaptur passing the milestone as the longest-serving woman in House history. She will break the record currently held by Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers, R-Mass., on Sunday, March 18. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 15: David Shulkin, left, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, talks with Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., before a House Appropriations Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing in Rayburn Building on the department's FY2019 budget on March 15, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, talks with Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., before a House Appropriations Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing on Thursday in Rayburn Building on the department’s FY2019 budget. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 15: Bill Gates waits to board the Senate subway in the Capitol on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Bill Gates waits to board the Senate subway in the Capitol on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)