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Roll Call on the Road: Recess 2017 From New York to Phoenix

August recess has not slowed down Roll Call’s photographers

Trump supporters and protesters face off from across the street in front of the Phoenix Convention Center as President Donald Trump holds a rally at the convention center on Aug. 22. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Roll Call’s photographers followed Congress out of town this recess. From a protest outside a President Donald Trump rally in Phoenix to Trump Tower in New York to a town hall — and another protest — in Pennsylvania, Roll Call hit the road this August to capture life outside the Beltway.

Here’s the month in photos:

UNITED STATES - AUGUST 22: Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., talks with guests during a town hall meeting in Bensalem, Pa., on August 22, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., talks with guests during a town hall meeting in Bensalem, Pa., on August 22. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 22: Demonstrators who did not obtain a lottery ticket for the town hall of Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., protest outside the meeting in Bensalem, Pa., on August 22, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Demonstrators who did not obtain a lottery ticket for the town hall of Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., protest outside the meeting in Bensalem, Pa. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 21: The moon passes in front of the sun during the solar eclipse in Sylva, N.C. on August 21, 2017. The town lies in the path of totality. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
The moon passes in front of the sun during the solar eclipse in Sylva, N.C. on Monday, Aug. 21. The town lies in the path of totality. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 21: A spectator views the solar eclipse in Sylva, N.C. on August 21, 2017. The town lies in the path of totality.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A spectator views the solar eclipse in Sylva, N.C. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 21: Spectators assemble to view the solar eclipse in Sylva, N.C. on August 21, 2017. The town lies in the path of totality.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Spectators assemble to view the solar eclipse in Sylva, N.C. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 05: Visitors pose for pictures outside of Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in New York City on August 5, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Visitors pose for pictures outside Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in New York City on Aug. 5. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 4: Judge Roy Moore campaign worker Maggie Ford collects campaign signs after the U.S. Senate candidate forum held by the Shelby County Republican Party in Pelham, Ala., on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Moore is running in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Judge Roy Moore campaign worker Maggie Ford collects campaign signs after the U.S. Senate candidate forum held by the Shelby County Republican Party in Pelham, Ala., on Friday, Aug. 4. Moore is running in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., walks to his bus during a tour of the state before the GOP primary for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Senate seat. He came in third in the contest that advanced to a runoff. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., walks to his bus during a tour of the state before the GOP primary for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate seat. He came in third in the contest that advanced to a runoff. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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