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The Rayburn House Office Building, completed in early 1965, is the third of three office buildings constructed for the United States House of Representatives.
The Rayburn House Office Building, completed in early 1965, is the third of...

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Screenshot of Google Maps image of United States Capitol and surrounding areas.
Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other...

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Clive Atyeo, Gardener, USBG
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"Congress Investigates" exhibit includes items like this Watergate evidence.
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Blog Posts Tagged 'War of 1812'

August 22, 2012
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Drawing of the U.S. Capitol after burning by the British, George Munger, 1814
In retaliation for the Americans' recent burning of the Canadian capital at York (present-day Toronto), British troops descended on Washington, D.C., in August 1814, to set fire to much of the...
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