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The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room located 96 feet in diameter and 180 feet in height located in the center of the United States Capitol on the second floor.
The U.S. Capitol Rotunda is a large, domed, circular room 96 feet in diameter...

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Visitor Guide Gives Tour of Rotunda
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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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Molten cast iron heated to more than 2,500 degrees is poured into the mold.
Last week, I had an opportunity to travel to the foundry in Salt Lake City and...

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    Supreme Court Building

    Finished and occupied in 1935, the Supreme Court building is a fitting home for the nation's third branch of government.

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    History of the Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court of the United States met in the U.S. Capitol from 1801 until 1935.

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    Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building

    The Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building houses agencies that support the work of the United States Federal Courts including the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Federal Judicial Center, and the United States Sentencing Commission.

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