There was a watershed moment in Washington this week — three spending bills were cleared ahead of the Oct. 1 deadline and sent to the president’s desk for signature. That’s the first on-time delivery of a quarter of the annual appropriations measures in a decade.
Elsewhere in the Capitol, the Senate Judiciary panel set a final vote on the president’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, for Sept. 20, despite controversy.
And all eyes are on Hurricane Florence, which has reached land in North Carolina and could bring rain to the capital city early next week.
While the House is in recess next week, the Senate will be in, but recessed on Wednesday for the Jewish high holiday Yom Kippur.
Here’s the entire week in photos:
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