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Photos of the Week: Freshman Lottery, a Christmas Tree and Capitol Moving

The week of Nov. 26 as captured by Roll Call's photographers

Rep.-elect Lucy McBath, D-Ga., does a dance after drawing No. 18 during the new member room lottery draw for office space in Rayburn Building on Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

House new member orientation continued this week as the Capitol community prepares for the holidays and the inevitable switching of offices that happens before each new Congress.

Here’s the entire week in photos:

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 26: Acting Architect of the Capitol Christine Merdon, right, and Nikki Swanson, district director at the Willamette National Forest, make remarks before the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is placed on the West Front of the Capitol on November 26, 2018. The noble fir was harvested on November 2nd, from Willamette National Forest in Oregon. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Acting Architect of the Capitol Christine Merdon, right, and Nikki Swanson, district director at the Willamette National Forest, make remarks before the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is placed on the West Front of the Capitol on Monday. The noble fir was harvested on Nov. 2, from Willamette National Forest in Oregon. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 27: Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, talks with aides before the Democratic Senate policy luncheons in the Capitol on November 27, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, talks with aides before the Democratic Senate policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 27: Vice President Mike Pence, right, and White House advisor Jared Kushner, make their way to the Senate Republican policy luncheon in the Capitol on November 27, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Vice President Mike Pence and White House advisor Jared Kushner, make their way to the Senate Republican policy luncheon in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., staffers load a framed photo of the Hoover Dam and other items onto a hand cart as they make their way to her new office in the Dirksen Senate Office building on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Rep. Rosen will be Nevada's new junio Senator after defeating Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., staffers load a framed photo of the Hoover Dam and other items onto a hand cart as they make their way to her new office in the Dirksen Senate Office building on Tuesday. Rep. Rosen will be Nevada’s new junior senator after defeating Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., leaves the CVC Auditorium after narrowly winning an intraparty contest for House Democratic Caucus chair against Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., during the House Democrats' organizational caucus meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., leaves the CVC Auditorium after narrowly winning an intraparty contest for House Democratic Caucus chair against Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., during the House Democrats’ organizational caucus meeting on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 28: Demonstrators from Code Pink protest Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen as Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., walks by in the basement of Hart Building on November 28, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES — NOVEMBER 28: Demonstrators from Code Pink protest Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen as Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., walks by in the basement of Hart Building on November 28, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 29: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.,left, poses with Rep. Brenda Jones, D-Mich., during her ceremonial swear-in in the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., poses with Rep. Brenda Jones, D-Mich., during her ceremonial swear-in in the Capitol on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 29: Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., attends the unveiling of his House Budget Committee chairman portrait in the Capitol on November 29, 2018. The portrait was painted by Minnesota artist Leslie Bowman. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Ryan attends the unveiling of his House Budget Committee chairman portrait in the Capitol on Thursday. The portrait was painted by Minnesota artist Leslie Bowman. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 30: From left, Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., talk after the incoming House Democratic leadership team posed for a group photo in the Rayburn Room in the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., talk after the incoming House Democratic leadership team posed for a group photo in the Rayburn Room in the U.S. Capitol on Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 30: Rep.-elect Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., reacts after drawing a disappointing number during the new member room lottery draw for office space in Rayburn Building on November 30, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep.-elect Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., reacts after drawing a disappointing number during the new member room lottery draw for office space. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 30: The map for Rep. Steve Russell's district on Oklahoma sits next to a framed photo of the Minneapolis skyline in the Cannon House Office Building as members move out of their offices on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The map for Rep. Steve Russell’s district on Oklahoma sits next to a framed photo of the Minneapolis skyline in the Cannon House Office Building as members move out of their offices on Friday. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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