United States Capitol

Seat of the United States Congress

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The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. It is located on Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Though no longer at the geographic center of the Federal District, the Capitol forms the origin point for the District's street-numbering system and the District's four quadrants.

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Representative Elijah Cummings, who died this week, will lie in state in Statuary Hall on Thursday. After a memorial service there will be a public viewing.
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent arrived on Capitol Hill to testify.as part of the House Democrats' impeachment probe into Trump's dealings with..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

The 81-year-old actress was charged with unlawful demonstration and was later released on her own recognizance, Capitol Police said.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 1 week ago

Jane Fonda was arrested Friday as she protested climate change on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building. The 81-year-old actress was participating in her weekly..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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