If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here are 10,000 words dedicated to my favorite moments from September in the Speaker's office. Of course, you don't have to wait until the beginning of each month to see these photos; you can also follow @SpeakerRyan on Instagram to see them as they happen.

1. Staring contest

2. A House united in remembrance of September 11th

 

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3. The new librarian of Congress

 

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4. Setting the stage for the presidential inauguration

 

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5. Airmen of the Year

6. Thomas Edison comes to the Capitol

 

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7. The handoff

8. Sunset with the Australian Prime Minister

9. A legislative victory for Korean War veterans

The Korean War is often referred to as 'the forgotten war,' but we want to make sure that is never the case. That's why...

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday, September 29, 2016

10. Kyle Busch makes a right turn

Kyle Busch gives Speaker Ryan a racing jersey