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Police Unit Told To Stand Down At Navy Yard

It was reasonable for officials to reroute a Capitol Police tactical squad away from the Washington Navy Yard rampage amid concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol after the officers got stuck in traffic, according to a report released Friday that defends the decision.


Capitol Hill

Repairs, Scaffolding Ahead For U.S. Capitol

The dome of the U.S. Capitol is getting a new look.



D.C. Plans To Replace Aging Bridge Near Capitol

District of Columbia officials are rolling out plans to replace an aging bridge in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol.


U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Speaker Boehner Hosts Lighting Of Capitol Christmas Tree

House Speaker John Boehner says the 10,000 lights on the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree represent the “everlasting light” that entered the world with the birth of Jesus Christ.



Tubman Could Get Capitol Spot With Md.’s Hanson

Maryland lawmakers may have found an alternate passage for a statue of Harriet Tubman to the U.S. Capitol.