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Photos of the Week: Federal workers protest, visit food drives and miss their second paycheck

The week of Jan. 21 as captured by Roll Call's photographers

Chef José Andrés, right, and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., take a tour on Tuesday of Andrés' World Central Kitchen, which is serving free meals and goods to federal workers who have been affected by the partial government shutdown in downtown Washington. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

From celebrity chefs preparing meals alongside the speaker, to protests, to canceled member retreats and a second missed paycheck for federal workers deemed essential — signs of the partial government shutdown are almost everywhere on Capitol Hill.

Here's the entire week in photos:

Federal workers and contractors, along with their unions, stage a protest calling for and end to the government shutdown and back pay in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Federal workers and contractors, along with their unions, stage a protest calling for an end to the government shutdown and back pay in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., talks on her phone in the hallway outside of the House GOP leadership press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Republicans announced their annual retreat would be postponed due to the government shutdown. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., talks on her phone in the hallway outside of the House GOP leadership press conference on Wednesday. Republicans announced their annual retreat would be postponed due to the government shutdown. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Employees look at the Capitol Rotunda through binoculars to identify where a dripping originated on Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Employees look at the Capitol Rotunda through binoculars to identify where a dripping originated on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee offices in the Russell Senate Office Building are undergoing renovations as seen on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee offices in the Russell Senate Office Building are undergoing renovations as seen on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and chef Jose Andres, right, serve free meals to federal workers who have been affected by the partial government shutdown at Andres' World Central Kitchen in downtown Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Andrés serve free meals to federal workers who have been affected by the partial government shutdown at Andres' World Central Kitchen in downtown Washington on Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., left, vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and her aides, wait to conduct a television interview in the Capitol's Statuary Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., left, vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and her aides, wait to conduct a television interview in the Capitol's Statuary Hall on Wednesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the Senate floor after Senate rejected two attempts from Republicans and Democrats to reopen government on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the floor after Senate rejected two attempts from Republicans and Democrats to reopen government on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A House staffer takes photos as the House Ways and Means Committee holds its organizational meeting for the 166th Congress on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A House staffer takes photos as the House Ways and Means Committee holds its organizational meeting for the 116th Congress on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Lucy McBath, D-Ga., John Lewis, D-Ga., Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., and Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., walk through the Capitol Rotunda after watching a Senate a vote on a continuing resolution to re-open the government which failed, on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
From left, Reps. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Lucy McBath, D-Ga., John Lewis, D-Ga., Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., and Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., walk through the Capitol Rotunda after watching a Senate a vote on a continuing resolution to re-open the government which failed, on Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., and ranking member Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talk during the House Ways and Means Committee organizational meeting for the 166th Congress on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., and ranking member Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talk during the House Ways and Means Committee organizational meeting for the 116th Congress on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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