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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Update: Capitol Police say small fire is out at Capitol Power Plant in Washington, DC; not an industrial fire, now clear for re-entry - @ha_nah_nah

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Evacuation ordered at US Capitol Power Plant in Washington, DC, Capitol Police say - @toddzwillich

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Capitol Police investigating suspicious substance at US Capitol Visitor Center; people asked to avoid area until further notice - @visitthecapitol

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US Capitol Hill car chase, Oct. 3, 2013

Officers who shot woman in chase that ended near US Capitol will not be charged - @washingtonpost

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

#BREAKING: Officials have closed the House side of the U.S. Capitol because of an industrial spill. @AP - @abc7newsBayArea

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

House side of the Capitol reopens to members and staff; red caution tape remains - @frankthorpNBC

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

#breaking - House side of US Capitol closed because of industrial spill; hazardous material team on site. via @AP - @41ActionNews

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Update from US Capitol architect: 'During ongoing asbestos abatement work there was a potential release affecting the House side of the Capitol' - @ChadPergram

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Containment issue at the US Capitol after industrial spill overnight; House side of the building closed, @ChadPergram reports

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Update: Evacuation of west front of the US Capitol clear; 4th of July rehearsal continues, area closed to public - @SenateSAA

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Capitol Police having people at July 4th concert rehearsal on the west front of the US Capitol leave, seek shelter due to the storm - @frankthorpNBC

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

All clear given after owner of suspicious package found outside US Capitol; nothing hazardous found - @ChadPergram

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

US Capitol Police investigating suspicious package on the East Front of the US Capitol Building, near the South East Drive - @ChadPergram

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

US Secret Service, Capitol Police to interview pilot who entered restricted airspace on ground in Culpeper, Va. - @ChadPergram

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

RT @ChadPergram: #BREAKING US Capitol evacuated briefly after small aircraft pierces restricted flight zone. Went to AIRCON RED. All back t… - @ZekeJMiller

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

RT @ChadPergram: #BREAKING Aircraft in question around US Capitol was NOT communicating with air traffic, which is why evacuation was order… - @ZekeJMiller

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

US Capitol evacuated briefly after small plane entered airspace without proper communication; situation back to normal - @jparkABC, @ChadPergram

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Photo: Street barricades being lifted near US Capitol as police evacuate buildings and investigate an unclear disturbance - @AustinSchindel

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC, US

Editor's note: Several people in Washington, DC, are tweeting that the US Capitol is being evacuated by Capitol Police. - Aaron

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US federal minimum wage debate 2014

Hundreds of low wage workers gather outside US Capitol for minimum wage rally - via @Eugene4DC

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