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The Architect of the Capitol’s Capitol Grounds staff has begun draining the Capitol reflecting pool today (June 1, 2012) in order to complete the annual cleaning and inspection. The work will take approximately two weeks. 
 
The Capitol Reflecting Pool is located at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, DC. Six acres in size, it occupies over half... More »
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