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This week in Washington(31 images)

Vice President Kamala Harris swears in State Department's Chief of Protocol; President Joe Biden meets with the Democratic caucus on Capitol Hill to discuss voting rights; former Sen. Harry Reid lies in state at the U.S. Capitol; Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before a Senate committee on the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic; and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sits for a confirmation hearing are among the highlights of this week in Washington.

President Joe Biden announces how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will rebuild America's bridges in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building near the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI
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FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell joins Press Secretary Jen Psaki at a press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI
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Vice President Kamala Harris makes remarks on the prospects of the administration's voting rights bill after conducting the swearing in of the State Department's Chief of Protocol Rufus Gifford, in her ceremonial office in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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Harris (R) shakes hands with the State Department's Chief of Protocol Rufus Gifford (L) after swearing him in as his husband Stephen DeVincent attends. Gifford, formerly U.S. ambassador to Denmark, will have a lead role in diplomatic engagement for President Biden's administration. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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