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Alaska, US

Photo: The US Capitol Christmas tree completes its 4,000 mile journey from the Alaska to Capitol Hill - @lisamurkowski

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Paris attacks, Nov. 13, 2015

Senators to welcome French Ambassador to US to Capitol Hill on Tuesday; aides say senators to be briefed on Paris attacks Wednesday - @ChadPergram

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Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Bomb squad gives all-clear on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, after reports of suspicious vehicle - @ABC7News

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Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

#BREAKING PHOTOS FROM SCENE: Suspicious vehicle on Capitol Hill leads to road closures: https://t.co/CVJQcieoCc https://t.co/6mkyTpkC4u - @ABC7News


Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Report of car with possible pressure cooker in 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, DC - @wusa9

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'Fight for 15' protests

Photo: Sit-in protest by workers at the US Senate cafeteria calling for $15 minimum wage - @jamieson

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Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Federal Reserve Chair Yellen wraps up her testimony, but will be back on Capitol Hill in a month before the Joint Economic Committee - @WSJCentralBanks


Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Photo: Actor Jeff Bridges poses with Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., on Capitol Hill after press conference on ending childhood hunger - @pennstatetom

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Pope Francis' 1st visit to US

Video: Pope Francis is welcomed to US Congress by House Speaker John Boehner - @POLITICOvideo

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September 11 attacks

Jon Stewart to 9/11 first responders gathered for rally to renew health care bill: 'Today on the Hill you will be exposed to possibly toxic levels of bullshit and arrogance' - @SarahMMimms

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September 11 attacks

Photo: Jon Stewart, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, and 9/11 responders rally on Capitol Hill to renew healthcare for 1st responders - @SarahMMimms

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2016 US elections

Photo: GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz embrace on the anti-Iran deal rally in Washington, DC - @JDiamond1

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2015 Chattanooga shootings

House Speaker John Boehner orders Capitol flags to fly at half-staff in honor of 5 killed in Thursday's Chattanooga shootings - @ChadPergram

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Confederate flag debate

Photo: House Democrats to discuss Confederate flag debate on Capitol Hill - @KellyO

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Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Photo: 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, left, poses during a visit to Capitol Hill - @ryangrim

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

Photo: Lawmakers including Sen. Cory Booker, D- NJ, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV and Rep. Eleanor Norton, D-DC, bow their heads in prayer for Charleston shooting victims, on Capitol Hill - @frankthorpNBC

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Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Obama leaves meeting with House Democrats on trade, tells reporters, 'I don't think you ever nail anything down around here. It's always moving' - @deirdrewalshcnn

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Trans-Pacific Partnership

Video: President Obama heads to a meeting with House Democrats on his landmark trade bill - @scottwongDC

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Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Obama is on his way to the Capitol to persuade House Democrats to save his trade deal - @politico

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Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Update: Senate Homeland Security committee hearing on TSA will not resume after threat caused evacuation of hearing room - @frankthorpNBC

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