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.
Flags were at half-staff on Friday at the White House, the Capitol and other federal buildings after President Donald Trump made the order to honor the victims of the coronavirus. The flags will be at..
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..
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..
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday will vote on a measure temporarily allowing members to vote from outside the Capitol so they can work while keeping social distance during the coronavirus.. Reuters - Published
Tourists and other visitors to the U.S. Capitol and adjacent congressional offices will continue to be suspended until May 16, Senate and House of Representatives officials said on Tuesday. Reuters - Published
The U.S. House of Representatives is now looking "very closely" at how its members could vote from outside the Capitol as a coronavirus-forced recess looks poised to last into at least next month, the.. Reuters - Published
The Kentucky Republican is the first senator to be diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. He went about his routine for days after being tested, potentially exposing many colleagues. NYTimes.com - Published
Congress is shutting the Capitol and all House and Senate office buildings to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus. The closure begins at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday but some.. USATODAY.com - Published
Officials ordered the U.S. Capitol closed to much of the public starting on Thursday, one day after a staffer for a U.S. senator from Washington state tested positive for the coronavirus. Reuters - Published
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday unveiled a broad package of proposals to help Americans affected by the coronavirus outbreak, while officials suspended public tours through.. Reuters - Published
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday rushed to advance a broad package of proposals to help Americans battle the coronavirus outbreak, as officials moved to suspend public tours.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Capitol will end public tours during a coronavirus outbreak that has sickened more than 1,100 people in the United States and 125,000 worldwide, two congressional officials said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday rushed to advance a broad package of proposals to help Americans affected by the coronavirus outbreak, and also weighed the possibility of.. Reuters - Published
Lev Parnas, an indicted businessman who says he worked to pressure Ukraine to investigate one of President Donald Trump's political rivals, traveled to Washington to press the Senate to allow him to.. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial quickly burst into a partisan fight Tuesday at the Capitol as Democrats objected strongly to rules proposed by the Republican leader for compressed arguments.. USATODAY.com - Published
WASHINGTON — In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday, setting the.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com
After weeks of rhetorical fire and fury, a handful of U.S. House members walked quietly across a hushed Capitol on Wednesday to deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate, paving the way for the.. Reuters - Published
Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason received the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can award to a civilian, at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. (Jan. 15)
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the impeachment managers resolution at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. | AP The Senate trial is.. WorldNews - Published
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named the impeachment ‘managers’ who will effectively prosecute Donald Trump at his planned impeachment trial Nancy Pelosi named House Intelligence.. WorldNews - Published
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday plans to declare a temporary emergency banning all guns and weapons from the area around the Capitol in Richmond ahead of a major gun rights demonstration.. Reuters - Published