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Photos of the Week: Congress is back from recess, and we’ve got photos to prove it

The week of May 3 as captured by Roll Call’s photographers

A poster of President Donald Trump and the wax figure of singer Whitney Houston are on display as a window washer cleans the windows at Madame Tussauds wax museum in Washington on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Congress is back from recess, and we have the photos to prove it.

Here are some of the scenes captured by Roll Call’s photographers around Capitol Hill during the week of May 3.

UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: Actress Alyssa Milano, using live twitter video, speaks with ERA activists waiting to enter the House Judiciary Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Actress Alyssa Milano, using live twitter video, speaks with ERA activists waiting to enter the House Judiciary Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, conducts a news conference after a meeting of the Caucus in the Capitol on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, conducts a news conference after a meeting of the Caucus in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, center, Reps. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., right, and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., assemble care packages in Dirksen Building for the USO to distribute to service members on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, center, Reps. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., right, and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., assemble care packages in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Tuesday for the USO to distribute to service members. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: Balloons reading "think babies" were handed out to participants of the third annual Strolling Thunder at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. The event was held to urge Congress to pass comprehensive national paid leave and affordable, quality child care. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Balloons reading "think babies" were handed out to participants of the third annual Strolling Thunder at the Capitol on Tuesday. The event was held to urge Congress to pass comprehensive national paid leave and affordable, quality child care. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with a group from Fort Thomas, Ky., before the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with a group from Fort Thomas, Ky., before the Senate policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks with reporters after attending the Senate Republican Policy luncheon in the Capitol on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo leaves the Capitol after attending the Senate Republicans' policy lunch in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 1: Attorney General William Barr arrives to Dirksen Building to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled "The Department of Justice's Investigation of Russian Interference with the 2016 Presidential Election," on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Attorney General William Barr arrives to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "The Department of Justice's Investigation of Russian Interference with the 2016 Presidential Election," on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 1: Attorney General Bill Barr testifies takes his seat before the start of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the "Department of Justice’s Investigation of Russian Interference with the 2016 Presidential Election" on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Attorney General William Barr takes his seat before the start of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 1: Ben Stiller, left, goodwill ambassador for United Nations Human Rights Council, and Chairman James Risch, R-Idaho, are seen in Dirksen Building before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing titled "The Humanitarian Impact of Eight Years of War in Syria," on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Actor Ben Stiller, left, a goodwill ambassador for United Nations Human Rights Council, and Chairman James Risch, R-Idaho, talk as they walk to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "The Humanitarian Impact of Eight Years of War in Syria," on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 2: An aide adjusts the name plate for Attorney General William Barr before a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building on Russian Interference in the 2016 election and the Robert Mueller report on Thursday, May 2, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A committee staffer adjusts the nameplate for Attorney General William Barr before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Mueller report on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MAY 2: Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., brought KFC and a ceramic chicken to a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building in an effort to illustrate that Attorney General William Barr was scared to testify on Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Robert Mueller report on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Barr did not show up for the hearing citing displeasure with the format. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., appears at left. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., eats fried chicken from KFC to make the point that Attorney General William Barr was too chicken to show up for the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Robert Mueller report on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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