Heard on the Hill

The week on Capitol Hill in 10 Photos

The week of March 4-8 as captured by Roll Call’s photographers

A beam of sunlight illuminates the Portrait Monument, depicting suffragists Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Lucretia Mott, as tourists crowd the Capitol Rotunda on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The week is coming to a close on the Hill after the passage of HR1, a voting and ethics package, in the House. Don’t miss this preview of the legislative priorities that are next on House Democrats’ agendas, by reporter Lindsey McPherson. 

Also this week, Michael Cohen was once again on the Capitol campus, and the marijuana legalization push continued.

Here’s the entire week in photos:

UNITED STATES - MARCH 5: A Senate staffer holds a sheet listing the speaking order for the press conference with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, on the nomination of Chad Readler, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A Senate staffer holds the speaking order sheet for the press conference with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, on the nomination of Chad Readler, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 5: Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., gestures to the media as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., looks on, before the Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., gestures to the media as he arrives with Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., for the weekly Senate Policy luncheons in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 5: Don "Stew" Stewart exits the weekly Senate Republican lunch on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Don “Stew” Stewart, deputy chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, flashed peace signs as he exits the weekly Senate Republican lunch on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 6: Michael Cohen, former attorney for President Donald Trump, arrives at the Capitol for his appearance in the closed door House Intelligence Committee hearing on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Michael Cohen, former attorney for President Donald Trump, arrives at the Capitol for his appearance in the closed door House Intelligence Committee hearing on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 6: Reps. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., center, Andy Kim, D-N.J., and Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., are seen before a House Armed Services Committee hearing titled "Outside Perspectives on Nuclear Deterrence Policy and Posture," in Rayburn Building on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Reps. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., center, Andy Kim, D-N.J., and Chrissy Houlahan, D-Pa., talk before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on nuclear deterrence policy in the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 6: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with a group from Murray State University's Hutson School of Agriculture in his Capitol office before a news conference to oppose the House Democrats' elections legislation "For the People Act," on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with a group from Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture in his Capitol office on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 7: Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and her son, Adam, 13, prepare for a House Financial Services Committee hearing titled "Putting Consumers First? A Semi-Annual Review of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau," in Rayburn Building on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Kathy Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testified. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and her son, Adam, 13, talk before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday. Kathy Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testified during the hearing. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Watch: Wait, there’s a Cannabis Caucus? 

UNITED STATES - MARCH 7: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, hold a news conference outside of the Capitol to discuss the introduction of two bipartisan marijuana bills on Thursday, March 7, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, hold a news conference outside of the Capitol to discuss the introduction of two bipartisan marijuana bills on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 7: Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., is seen in the basement of the Capitol wearing her FDNY jacket on Thursday, March 7, 2019. She pledged to wear the jacket until Congress fully funds the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund which provides financial assistance to responders, victims and their families, who suffer from health maladies in the aftermath of 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., rides the escalator to the Rayburn subway wearing her FDNY jacket on Thursday. She pledged to wear the jacket until Congress fully funds the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund which provides financial assistance to responders, victims and their families, who suffer from health maladies in the aftermath of 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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