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Senate Chamber
The Senate Chamber is a rectangular, two-story room located in the center of...

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Prohibited Items at the U.S. Capitol Building
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Small Business Program
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AOC Capitol jurisdiction decorative painters create a faux marble fireplace.
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U.S. Capitol Building

The United States Capitol Building is located in Washington, D.C., at the eastern end of the National Mall on a plateau 88 feet above the level of the Potomac River. Learn about the history, art and architecture of the U.S. Capitol Building here, and take an interactive look at the building through the Architect's Virtual Capitol.

For information on touring the U.S. Capitol building visit: www.visitthecapitol.gov.

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