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United States Capitol, Washington, DC

Photo: House members leave US Capitol for month-long August recess; Senate still in session - @ChadPergram

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Small helicopter lands on US Capitol lawn

Doug Hughes, suspected of flying a small helicopter onto the US Capitol lawn, rejects plea deal which would have required 10 months in jail; next hearing set for August 5 - @ChadPergram

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC

US Capitol Police are 'responding to a suspicious package at the North Trolley Stop on the Senate Plaza of the US Capitol Bldg' - @ricandersen

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Small helicopter lands on US Capitol lawn

Man who landed gyrocopter at US Capitol rejects 10-month plea deal - @fox5newsdc

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US federal minimum wage debate

Photo: Workers strike for better wages outside of US Capitol - @LukeRussert

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Shooting in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Photo: The US flag flies at half-mast to honor the 5 victims of last week's shootings in Chattanooga, Tenn. - @RepBlainePress

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2016 US elections

Speaker John Boehner, on Hillary Clinton's Capitol visit: 'I wonder if she brought her emails' - @thehill

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton says in statement at US Capitol: This agreement will have to be enforced 'relentlessly' - @mikememoli

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Confederate flag debate

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., offers resolution to remove any state flag containing Confederate flag from Capitol - @NBCNews

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Francis I

House Speaker John Boehner's office says: 'Pope Francis has expressed an interest in making a brief appearance on the West Front' of US Capitol - @edatpost

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Francis I

Pope Francis' visit to Congress on Sept. 24 will include trip to US Capitol, where there will be 'inauguration-like' setting and jumbotrons for his address - @edatpost

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC

US Capitol Police investigating a suspicious package, which prompted an evacuation - @ricandersen, @Virjog

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Active shooter alert at DC Navy Yard

US Capitol Police have concluded investigation of Washington Navy Yard; incident is all clear - @SenateSAA

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Confederate flag debate

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., introduces bill to remove state's flag from US Congress halls - @thehill

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC

Photo: A man collapses at the Wounded Warriors photo op in Statuary Hall moments ago; carried off by a Capitol Police officer - Instagram's jparkabc

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US Northeast storms, June 23, 2015

Photo: Lightning strikes near US Capitol in Washington, DC, as storms move through region - @SimonCNN

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United States Capitol, Washington, DC

US Capitol Visitor's Center is being evacuated due to an audible alarm - @SenateSAA

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Small helicopter lands on US Capitol lawn

Man who landed gyrocopter at US Capitol says he's rejected plea offer that included jail time - @AP

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

Photo: Prayer vigil outside US Capitol for Charleston, SC, shooting victims - @ajconwashington

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Small helicopter lands on US Capitol lawn

Connecticut man completes delivery of letters urging campaign finance reform to Senate on behalf of postal worker who flew gyrocopter - @ABC7News

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