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United States Capitol: Seat of the United States Congress
The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. It is located on Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.. Though no longer at the geographic center of the Federal District, the Capitol forms the origin point for the District's street-numbering system and the District's four quadrants.


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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his use of a prescription malaria drug to try to ward off the novel coronavirus despite medical warnings, saying it was up to individuals to make their..

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Michigan Faces More Protests Over Stay-At-Home Order [Video]

Michigan Faces More Protests Over Stay-At-Home Order

Hundreds of people in Michigan went to the Capitol to protest Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order. According to Reuters, it was the third but smallest major demonstration in the state...

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Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is supporting Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden amid his sexual assault allegations. On Tuesday, Klobuchar released a prepared statement saying Biden answered..

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Trump threatens to adjourn Congress if nominees are not approved [Video]

Trump threatens to adjourn Congress if nominees are not approved

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to use his authority to adjourn both chambers of Congress in order to pave the way for recess appointments of his nominees for federal judgeships and other..

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