Photo Highlights

January 7, 2017

Week 8

FBI Director James Comey, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, John Brennan Director of the CIA, and National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers testified before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Russian Intelligence Activities on Capitol Hill.  READ FULL LIST

January 21, 2017

Week 10

An estimated 4 million women and men marched in the Women’s March at marches around the country and the world. The protests were perhaps the largest political demonstrations in history (except possibly the Vietnam War protests).  READ FULL LIST

February 4, 2017

Week 12

Protesters rally during a protest against Trump’s Muslim ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. READ FULL LIST

March 18, 2017

Week 18

Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in the Oval Office. Merkel: “Do you want to have a handshake?” Trump: *no response* READ FULL LIST

March 25, 2017

Week 19

VP Mike Pence tweeted this photo of his meeting with the Freedom Caucus to discuss Trumpcare. Conspicuously absent are women and people of color. READ FULL LIST

May 13, 2017

Week 26

Former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism on Capitol Hill May 8, 2017. Before being was fired by Trump, Yates had warned the White House about contacts between former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Russia that might make him vulnerable to blackmail. READ FULL LIST

May 20, 2017

Week 27

Turkey PM Erdogan’s bodyguards beat protestors outside the Turkish embassy in DC (credit: credit VOA Turkish) READ FULL LIST

May 27, 2017

Week 28

Trump shoves aside Montenegro’s PM at the NATO summit in Brussels. READ FULL LIST

May 27, 2017

Week 32

Stephanie Woodward, of Rochester, NY, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, is removed from a sit-in at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office as she and other disability rights advocates protest proposed funding caps to Medicaid. READ FULL LIST

July 15, 2017

Week 35

Bombshell revelation that Donald Jr. met with Kremlin-tied Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya hawking damaging material on Hillary Clinton. READ FULL LIST

July 29, 2017

Week 37

Trump waves after a highly politicized speech to the Boy Scouts during the National Boy Scout Jamboree. READ FULL LIST

August 12, 2017

Week 39

A demonstrator carries a sign remembering Heather Heyer during a protest on August 13, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Heyer was killed and 19 others were injured yesterday in Charlottesville, Virginia when a car plowed into a group of activists who were preparing to march in opposition to a nearby white nationalist rally.


August 12, 2017

Week 39

White supremacists march, chant, and carry torches in Charlottesville, VA. READ FULL LIST

August 19, 2017

Week 40

Trump delivers remarks following a meeting on infrastructure at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City. Standing alongside him: Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. He fielded questions from reporters about his comments on the events in Charlottesville, Virginia and white supremacists. READ FULL LIST

September 9, 2017

Week 43

In response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcing the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program today, thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets. READ FULL LIST

September 30, 2017

Week 46

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz embraces a resident in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.  READ FULL LIST

October 21, 2017

Week 49

Myeshia Johnson cries over the casket of her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger, upon his body’s arrival in Miami (credit: WFOR/@cbsmiami). READ FULL LIST

November 11, 2017

Week 52

Danica Roem, who ran for house of delegates against GOP incumbent Robert Marshall, is greeted by supporters as she prepares to give her victory speech on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in Manassas, VA. Roem is the first openly transgender legislator elected in the USA. Marshall, an outspoken opponent of transgender rights, introduced the transgender “bathroom bill.” READ FULL LIST

December 2, 2017

Week 55

Trump speaks during an event honoring members of the Native American code talkers in the Oval Office. Trump stated, “You were here long before any of us were here. Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas,” in reference to his nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Trump stood before a painting of Andrew Jackson, known for his harsh treatment of Native Americans as president.  READ FULL LIST

December 9, 2017

Week 56

Thousands of people converged on the steps of Utah’s State Capital building to protest Trump’s plan to shrink protected areas across the country. Two of those areas are in Utah — Bears Ears and the Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monuments: the largest elimination of protected land in American history.  READ FULL LIST

February 24, 2018

Week 67

Trump holds notes during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump heard the stories of students and parents affected by school shootings, following last week’s deadly shooting in Florida.

March 10, 2018

Week 69

South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-yong, flanked by South Korea National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon (L) and South Korea’s ambassador to the United States Cho Yoon-je (R), briefs reporters outside the West Wing of the White House on March 8, 2018. In an unusual breach of protocol, Eui-yong, not a White House or State Department official, announced Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

May 19, 2018

Week 79

Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner, neither of which has full security clearance, were the senior US representatives for the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018. Trump’s decision to move the embassy tossed aside decades of precedent.

June 16, 2018

Week 83

A boy and father from Honduras are taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents near the U.S.-Mexico Border on June 12, 2018 near Mission, Texas. The asylum seekers were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation. U.S. border authorities are executing the Trump administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards undocumented immigrants. Sessions also said that domestic and gang violence in immigrants’ country of origin would no longer qualify them for political asylum status.

June 30, 2018

Week 85

People line up on both sides of Main St. during a candlelight vigil to honor the 5 people who were shot and killed at the Capital Gazette newspaper yesterday, on June 29, 2018 in Annapolis, Maryland. Jarrod Ramos of Laurel, Md. Has been arrested and charged with killing 5 people at the daily newspaper.

July 07, 2018

Week 86

MOSCOW, RUSSIA JULY 3, 2018: US Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) talks to the media after a meeting between a US delegation including seven Republican senators and their Russian government counterparts. No Democrats or US media outlets were included. (Photo by Mikhail Metzel\TASS)

July 21, 2018

Week 88

HELSINKI, FINLAND JULY 16, 2018: Trump holds a soccer ball given to him as a gift by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at a joint news conference following their meeting at the Presidential Palace. Mikhail Metzel/TASS

September 29, 2018

Week 98

Christine Blasey Ford swears in at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018, in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland.

November 03, 2018

Week 103

Mourners embrace during a processional outside of Congregation Beth Shalom for the funeral of Joyce Fienberg who was killed at the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in Pittsburgh, PA.

December 01, 2018

Week 107

Maria Lila Meza Castro, a 39-year-old migrant woman from Honduras, runs from tear gas with her twin daughters in front of the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, in Tijuana, on Nov. 25.

December 15, 2018

Week 109

Presumptive Speaker, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Trump at a highly contentious meeting in the Oval Office on December 11, 2018

January 12, 2019

Week 113

Government workers protest the government shutdown during a demonstration in the Federal Building Plaza on January 10, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The protest, on the 20th day of a partial shutdown, was one of several held around the country today.

February 09, 2019

Week 117

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker Nancy Pelosi behind Trump at the State of the Union on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. After President Trump said “we must reject the politics of revenge, resistance, and retribution — and embrace the boundless potential of cooperation, compromise, and the common good,” Pelosi looked at Trump, he turned around, and she clapped in a sarcastic manner, which went viral.

April 20, 2019

Week 127

A journalist reads a redacted court filing from the Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Paul Manafort case. The final report from Mueller’s Russia investigation released on April 18, 2019 left much of the public unsatisfied because it was heavily redacted, stripped of significant evidence and testimony that the investigators gathered.

June 08, 2019

Week 134

Anti-Trump protesters hold placards and balloons depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange baby as they gather in Trafalgar Square during a demonstration against the US State Visit in central London on June 4, 2019 the second day of the visit. — Trump turns from pomp and ceremony to politics and business on Tuesday as he meets Prime Minister Theresa May on the second day of a state visit expected to be accompanied by mass protests.

June 29, 2019

Week 137

The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his nearly 2-year-old daughter Valeria lie on the bank of the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico, Monday, June 24, 2019, after they drowned trying to cross the river to Brownsville, Texas. Martinez’ wife, Tania told Mexican authorities she watched her husband and child disappear in the strong current.

July 06, 2019

Week 138

Members of the U.S. Army park a Bradley fighting vehicle in front of the Lincoln Memorial ahead of the Fourth of July “Salute to America” celebration on July 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump will deliver a speech at the memorial with military hardware on display including tanks, and flyovers by military aircraft.

August 10, 2019

Week 143

People react and embrace each other during an interfaith vigil for victims of a mass shooting which left 22 people dead, on August 4, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old male suspect was taken into custody in the city which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. At least 26 people were wounded.

September 07, 2019

Week 147

Trump references a map while talking to reporters following a briefing from officials about Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office at the White House September 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump was briefed by (L-R) U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Karl Schultz, Deputy Assistant to the President and Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor Peter Brown and acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan.

October 12, 2019

Week 152

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is surrounded by lawyers, aides and journalists as she arrives at the U.S. Capitol October 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Yovanovitch was invited to testify behind closed doors to the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees as part of the ongoing impeachment investigation against Trump.

December 07, 2019

Week 160

In this grab taken from video on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, speaks during a NATO reception. While NATO leaders are professing unity as they gather for a summit near London, several seem to have been caught in an unguarded exchange on camera apparently gossiping about Trump’s behavior. In footage recorded during a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was seen standing in a huddle with French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Britain’s Princess Anne.

January 04, 2020

Week 164

Pro-Iranian militiamen and their supporters set a fire during a sit-in in front of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. U.S. troops fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse pro-Iran protesters who were gathered outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad for a second day as pro-Iranian militiamen and their supporters had camped out overnight at the gates of the embassy. On Tuesday, dozens of the protesters had broken into the compound, trashing a reception area and smashing windows in one of the worst attacks on the embassy in recent memory.

January 18, 2020

Week 166

Clerk of the House Cheryl Johnson, left, and House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving pass through Statuary Hall at the Capitol to deliver the articles of impeachment against Trump to the Senate, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Following are impeachment managers, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and other managers Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo.

February 08, 2020

Week 169

Trump turns away as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi reaches out to shake his hand as he arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 4, 2020
(Photo credit: the official Twitter account for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi).

March 14, 2020

Week 174

Medical personnel arrive to perform COVID-19 coronavirus infection testing procedures at Glen Island Park, Friday, March 13, 2020, in New Rochelle, NY. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared New Rochelle as a containment zone, the first in the country.

April 04, 2020

Week 177

A Samaritan’s Purse crew and medical personnel work on preparing to open a 68 bed emergency field hospital specially equipped with a respiratory unit in New York’s Central Park, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to help treat the overflow of coronavirus patients.

April 18, 2020

Week 179

Protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Flag-waving, honking protesters drove past the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday to show their displeasure with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders to keep people at home and businesses locked during the new coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

May 09, 2020

Week 182

 Arlington, VA, United States: A fairly empty concourse at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport during the pandemic.

May 30, 2020

Week 185

 Protestors demonstrate outside of a burning fast food restaurant, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night.

June 06, 2020

Week 186

Demonstrators, who had gathered to protest the death of George Floyd, begin to run from tear gas used by police to clear the street near the White House in Washington, Monday, June 1, 2020.

July 25, 2020

Week 193

The “Wall of Mom’s” join the months-long protests against police brutality in Portland, positioning themselves between federal police and the crowd to decrease tensions on July 19, 2020
(credit: Nathan Howard).

August 15, 2020

Week 196

The removal of dozens of U.S. Postal Office blue boxes in a handful of states including Oregon, Montana, and New York this week set off a social media panic and some high-profile attention, causing the agency to say it would stop removing the boxes nationally until after the election. Courtesy NY Metro APWV.

August 29, 2020

Week 198

People arrive to President Donald Trump deliver his acceptance speech for the Republican Party nomination for reelection during the final day of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House on August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC.

September 26, 2020

Week 202

Jamie Carter joins others in front of the Wallace Bennett Federal Building, to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the high court’s liberal justices, and a champion of gender equality Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Salt Lake City. With votes in hand, Senate Republicans are swiftly falling in line behind President Donald Trump’s push to quickly fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court.