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Photos of the Week: Graham Lies in Honor, Gun Control Bills and #Windmageddon

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

A Secret Service uniformed officer uses his foot to stop a trash can lid as it blows down Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House during the high winds warning in Washington on Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A powerful storm hit the East Coast on Friday causing wind advisories and debris to fly around the White House and the Capitol Building.

Earlier in the week, the House canceled votes on Wednesday and Thursday as Rev. Billy Graham, a prominent religious leader and adviser to 12 consecutive U.S. presidents, was lying in honor. He died Feb. 21 at the age of 99. 

Also this week, Democratic leaders addressed gun control legislation during news conferences while a bipartisan group of lawmakers met with President Donald Trump on the same topic.

Here's the entire week in photos:

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 26: Hilary O. Shelton, director of the NAACP's Washington bureau, appears outside the Supreme Court in support of unions as the Court hears arguments on a lawsuit filed by Illinois state worker Mark Janus, on February 26, 2018. Janus feels his rights are being violated by having to pay dues to a union he doesn't support, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Hilary O. Shelton, director of the NAACP's Washington bureau, appears outside the Supreme Court on Monday in support of unions as the court hears arguments on a lawsuit filed by Illinois state worker Mark Janus. Janus says his rights are being violated by having to pay dues to a union he doesn't support, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, center, and House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left, arrive for a hearing titled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” in Rayburn Building on February 27, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, center, and House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left, arrive for a hearing titled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” in Rayburn Building on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, leaves the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, leaves the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds the door as he arrives for the House GOP leadership press conference following the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., holds the door as he arrives for the House GOP leadership press conference following the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: Actress Evan Rachel Wood testifies during the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Actress Evan Rachel Wood testifies during the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: A protester is arrested near the Longworth Building office of Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., while calling for passage of a clean Dream Act on behalf a undocumented black immigrants on February 27, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A protester is arrested on Tuesday near the Longworth Building office of Speaker Ryan while calling for passage of a clean Dream Act on behalf a undocumented black immigrants. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., boards the Senate subway to Russell Building in the basement of the Capitol on February 27, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., boards the Senate subway to Russell Building in the basement of the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 28: Former Sen. Chuck Robb, D-Va., and his wife Lynda Johnson Robb, attend a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda as the late Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor on February 28, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Former Sen. Chuck Robb, D-Va., and his wife Lynda Johnson Robb, attend a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda as the late Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 28: Family members attend a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda as the late Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor on February 28, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Family members attend a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda as the late Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 28: President Donald Trump touches the casket of the late Rev. Billy Graham as the body of Graham lies in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on February 28, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald Trump touches the casket of the late Rev. Billy Graham as the body of Graham lies in honor in the Capitol Rotunda. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
: Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters outside of his office in the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters outside of his office in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., left, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., talk in the Senate subway in the Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md., left, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., talk in the Senate subway in the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 28: A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard at Rev. Billy Graham's casket as his body lies in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard at Rev. Billy Graham's casket as his body lies in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 01: Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao greets Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo., before a Senate Environment and Public Works Senate Committee hearing in Dirksen Building titled "The Administration's Framework for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America" on March 01, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao greets Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo., before a Senate Environment and Public Works Senate Committee hearing in Dirksen Building titled "The Administration's Framework for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America" on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 1: Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, listens during the confirmation hearing for Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, nominee to be NSA director and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, listens during the confirmation hearing for Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, nominee to be NSA director and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., concludes her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on March 01, 2018. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., concludes her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 1: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., holds a press conference on gun control legislation on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., holds a news conference on gun control legislation on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A group of students with the Washington Workshops program brace against a gust of wind as they pose for a group photo in front of the White House during the high winds warning in Washington on Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A group of students with the Washington Workshops program brace against a gust of wind as they pose for a group photo in front of the White House during the high winds warning in Washington on Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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