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This week in Washington(46 images)

Former Sen. Bob Dole lies in state; President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visit the World War II memorial on the anniversary of Pearl Harbor; conversations about the Build Back Better Act, and a virtual Summit for Democracy; The Senate holds hearings about U.S.-Russia policy; Republicans call for January 6th rioters to be released from jail; Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Olympian Allyson Felix about maternal health are among the highlights of the week in Washington, D.C., for December 6, 2021.

Brian Deese, Director of the National Economic Council, speaks during a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Thursday. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/UPI
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The honor guard stands by the flag-draped casket during a Congressional memorial service for Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., at the U.S. Capitol. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI
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Dole, who served on Capitol Hill for 27 years, died in his on December 5 at the age of 98. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI
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A guest views the program during a Congressional memorial service for Dole. Pool photo by Jabin Botsford/UPI
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