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Photos of the Week: A moose and a bear enter the Capitol

The week of June 3 as captured by Roll Call’s photojournalists

Tourists stop to take photos in the Small Senate Rotunda after touring the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the Capitol on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Lawmakers returned from the Memorial Day recess to a shortened week, thanks to the departure of the delegation — led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi — to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France.

Back in Washington, the capital city marked the WWII victory at Normandy with a memorial at the war’s memorial on the National Mall.

Also this week — the 10th anniversary of the Experience New Hampshire event in the Capitol, complete with life-size animals. 

Here’s the entire week in photos:

UNITED STATES - JUNE 4: Chairman James Inhofe, R-Okla., ranking member Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., are seen during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on nominations in Dirksen Building on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Dr. Christopher J. Scolese, is nominated to be director of the National Reconnaissance Office, and USAF Gen. John W. Raymond, to be commander of the U.S. Space Command and the Air Force Space Command. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Chairman James Inhofe, R-Okla., Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and ranking member Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., talk during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on nominations in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Tuesday. Dr. Christopher J. Scolese, nominee to be director of the National Reconnaissance Office, and USAF Gen. John W. Raymond, nominee to be commander of the U.S. Space Command and the Air Force Space Command testified. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 4: Actor Busy Philipps, center, and Melissa Murray, professor of law at NYU, prepare to testify during House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing titled "Threats to Reproductive Rights in America," on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Philipps talked about her decision to have an abortion at age 15. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Actress Busy Philipps, center, and Melissa Murray, professor of law at NYU, prepare to testify during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing on “Threats to Reproductive Rights in America,” on Tuesday. Philipps talked about her decision to have an abortion at age 15. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 4: Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, looks at a picture of the Normandy landings during an event with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, looks at a picture of the Normandy landings during an event with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 4: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is seen through a television camera during a news conference after the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is seen through a television camera during his news conference after the Senate policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 4: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, greets a stuffed moose as members of her staff move it to her office. A stuffed moose and bear were brought in for the Experience New Hampshire event, hosted by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., which features dozens of local New Hampshire food to be sampled by members of Congress. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., greets Max the Moose as her staff moved it to her office. The stuffed moose and a bear were brought in for the Experience New Hampshire event, hosted by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., which features dozens of local New Hampshire food to be sampled by members of Congress. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 4: News photographers take pictures as Max the Moose and Kodak the Bear are delivered to the office of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., in the Hart Senate Office Building on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The stuffed animals are brought to the Capitol every year for the Experience New Hampshire event, hosted by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., which will be held Wednesday evening on Capitol Hill. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Photographers take pictures as Max the Moose and Kodak the Bear are delivered to the office of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., in the Hart Senate Office Building on Tuesday. The stuffed animals are brought to the Capitol every year for the Experience New Hampshire event, hosted by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., which will be held Wednesday evening on Capitol Hill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 5: Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with members in the Capitol before a bill signing for the "Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019," on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with members in the Capitol before a bill signing for the “Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019,” on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 5: A man takes a cell phone photo of a message about D-Day engraved on a wall at the World War II Memorial in Washington on Wednesday June 5, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
A man takes a cell phone photo of a message about D-Day engraved on a wall at the World War II Memorial in Washington on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 5: Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., right, and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., board the senate subway after a vote in the Capitol on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., right, and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., board the Senate subway after a vote in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 6: World War II Navy veteran James Keele, second from left, 93, of New Mexico, who landed on the Normandy beaches on D-Day, salutes during a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial to commemorate the 75th anniversary of invasion on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Keele was part of an Honor Flight group from New Mexico. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
World War II Navy veteran James Keele, second from left, 93, of New Mexico, salutes during a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion on Thursday. Keele, who landed at Normandy on D-Day, was part of an Honor Flight group from New Mexico. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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