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Photos of the Week: They’re Back!

The week of September 13 as captured by Roll Call’s photojournalists

Over the August recess, the Ohio Clock’s two arms were returned to full working order. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., returned to Washington with just one working arm after breaking his shoulder at his home in Kentucky. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Following their 5-week recess, aka “home district work period,” members of Congress returned to Washington this week.

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., dances with Adrian Somerville, Jr., a West African percussion performer, during a ceremony in the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall to mark the “the 400th anniversary of the first-recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people,” on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., dances with Adrian Somerville Jr., a West African percussion performer, on Tuesday during a ceremony in the Capitol's Emancipation Hall to mark the 400th anniversary of the first-recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., attends a ceremony in the Capitolís Emancipation Hall to mark the ìthe 400th anniversary of the first-recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people,î on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., attends the Emancipation Hall ceremony. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks with reporters in the Senate subway on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
In his version of “Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis,” Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks with reporters “Amongst Three Potted Plants” in the Senate subway on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 11: Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., center, talks with Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., left, Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., on the House east front steps of the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday September 11, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., Sylvia R. Garcia, D-Texas, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., gather for a group photo on the House steps of the Capitol on Wednesday after members of Congress gathered to remember the Sept. 11th attacks. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 11: Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., boards the Senate subway to the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., boards the Senate subway to the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 11: Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., sits on the House steps of the Capitol on September 11, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., talks on his phone while sitting on the House steps of the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 12: Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., talks with reporters outside the House Judiciary Committee markup titled “Resolution for Investigative Procedures,” on September 12, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., flanked by Democratic members of the committee, talks with reporters outside the hearing room on Thursday. The committee passed guidelines for impeachment investigation hearings on President Donald Trump. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 12: Ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., talks with reporters outside the House Judiciary Committee markup titled “Resolution for Investigative Procedures,” on September 12, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., talks with reporters outside after the Judiciary Committee meeting on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 12: Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., shows off his grandson Grady to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in the Ohio Clock Corridor in the Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Rep. Garamendi wsa giving his family a tour of the Capitol when they ran into Sen. Schumer, who took the opportunity to show a video of his grandchild. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., left, shows off his grandson Grady to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., in the Ohio Clock Corridor in the Capitol on Thursday. Rep. Garamendi was giving his family a tour of the Capitol when they ran into Schumer, who took the opportunity to show a video of his grandchild. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 12: House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reflected in a mirror, speaks to the media at the U.S. House Republican Member Retreat on Thursday September 12, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is reflected in a mirror as he speaks to the media at the U.S. House Republican member retreat in Baltimore on Thursday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 12: President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Dinner in Baltimore on Thursday September 12, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald Trump speaks at the Republican retreat dinner Thursday night. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

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