Behind the scenes of covering headline committee hearings

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Photojournalists’ cameras lie on the floor in front of the witness table shortly before a House Oversight committee hearing (Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call).

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III will testify before two House committees on Wednesday, an event that will no doubt get wall-to-wall coverage from the news media, despite the fact the Mueller is unlikely to actually say anything new.

CQ Roll Call reporters took a look back at the step-by-step of covering other marquee committee hearings in recent years, from testimonies of former FBI Director James Comey to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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