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Jan. 20th, 11:07am With not even an hour of his presidency to spare, Barack Obama huddled in the holding room in the U.S
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In D.C., Siting a Pavilion in a Park
J. Michael Welton
Writer and Editor
There are four entries into the site and moments of transition at the thresholds. Once a visitor transitions through, GGN
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Wage Theft Discovered Inside The Senate
According to the Labor Department, low-wage workers who serve food were getting stiffed right under senators' noses.
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Marco Rubio Proposes Tim Tebow Statue At The U.S. Capitol
The Florida senator says he would replace the current statue of a Confederate general with a tribute to the former Florida Gator.
Over 1,400 Arrested to End Corruption of Big Money in Government
President, The Breakthrough Way
The pro-democracy movement arrived at the US Capitol the week of April 11 in full glory, with rallies and non-violent arrests every day totaling about 1,400 people, making it the largest civil disobedient action at the nation's capitol this century.
U.S. Capitol Shooter Once Declared Himself 'A Prophet Of God'
Larry Dawson was arrested last year for shouting in the House of Representatives.
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Lockdown Lifted After Shooting At U.S. Capitol
Capitol police identified the suspect as 66-year-old Larry Dawson.
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These Photos Show Lincoln's Inauguration Was Pretty Quaint Compared To Obama's
Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as president 155 years ago today.
Immortality Bus Delivers Newly Created Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol
Libertarian Candidate for California Governor 2018; Creator of...
Article 6. Involuntary aging shall be classified as a disease. All nations and their governments will actively seek to dramatically
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Congress Will Honor Dick Cheney With A Statue In The U.S. Capitol
As Vice President, Cheney served as president of the Senate.
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Police Investigating Vehicle That Hit Barricade Near U.S. Capitol
WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) - U.S. Capitol Police said they were investigating a vehicle that struck a barricade at the
Barry Manilow to Perform at Capitol Fourth; Says "Freedom is Really Who We Are"
2005 GLAAD Media Award Winner, “Outstanding Documentary”; Edit...
2015 marks the 35th year that PBS will air America's national Independence Day celebration live from the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Homeless U.S. Capitol Workers Crowdfund To Help Fellow Workers
Now, Gladden wants to raise money for his fellow contract workers. In addition, Good Jobs Nation has filed complaints with
U.S. Capitol Briefly Put On Lockdown After Suicide Outside Building
The U.S. Capitol was placed on lockdown Saturday afternoon after reports of a shooting near the building's west facade. A
A Century of Progress
Ever hear of Oscar DePriest? He made history a hundred years ago Monday. Few today remember him, but a hundred years ago, on April 6, 1915, Oscar DePriest made history, becoming the first African-American elected alderman in Chicago.
Army Veteran Charged With Threatening U.S. Capitol Shooting
By Reuters, Reuters
The affidavit said he told authorities he was suffering from PTSD and was having trouble sleeping and adjusting to civilian
Protesters Stage 'Die In' At U.S. Capitol
Protesters staged a 'die-in' at the U.S. House of Representatives cafeteria. They were there to say 'black lives matter'.
Here's What It's Like On The Roof Of The U.S. Capitol
WASHINGTON -- Have you ever wondered what it's like to walk out onto the roof of the United States Capitol? Our Ryan Grim
What It's Like To Walk Onto The Roof Of The Capitol
This is what it's like to walk onto the roof of the U.S. Capitol
Much More Than Cheeseheads -- Amazing Wisconsin Women
STEM women's champion, advocate for women, author, speaker and...
My trip to Milwaukee got me thinking about women associated with Wisconsin and their contributions to advancing the culture and economy of the U.S. As you might guess, these contributions are significant and quite varied.
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