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    Tribute to Sojourner Truth

    The Sojourner Truth bust was unveiled in the Capitol Visitor Center Emancipation Hall. She is the first black woman to be honored with a bust at the U.S. Capitol. Sojourner Truth…

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    Congressional Gold Medal for Japanese-American Veterans

    Members of Congress held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony to honor Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as the…

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    House Speaker John Boehner members of the California congressional delegation, and other spoke about the Capitol Christmas tree. Speaker Boehner and Johnny Crawford, a 7-year old home…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In

    House members elected in November re-enacted their swearing-in and brought their families in to the Rayburn Room to greet and pose for pictures with Speaker John Boehner. 
    There are…

    1,419 views
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    Memorial Service for Speaker Tom Foley

    House members and President Obama attended a memorial service in Statuary Hall for the late Speaker Thomas S. Foley.

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    Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiling

    The Ronald Reagan statue was unveiled as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection, which is comprised of statues donated by individual states to honor notable women and men from each…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 1

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in…

    940 views
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    Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony

    A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included…

    725 views
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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 2

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in…

    675 views
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    Congressional September 11 Remembrance

    Congressional leaders gathered on the steps of the U.S capitol to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The ceremony included a moment of silence, singing of…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Distinguished Astronauts

    Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives held an event honoring former astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin with the Congressional Gold…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the victims of the 1963 16th St. Baptist Church bombing. On September 15, 1963, shortly after the…

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    Dedication of Gerald Ford Statue

    Members of Congress gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to dedicate a statue of former President Gerald Ford as one of Michigan’s statues. Two of the former president’s…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Native American Code Talkers

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to honor Native American code talkers. They told the stories of some of the members of Native American tribes who served in WWI and WWII, using…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of topics including immigration reform, disaster aide, the IRS scandal, and the Republican agenda.

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In

    House members elected in November re-enacted their swearing-in and brought their families in to the Rayburn Room to greet and pose for pictures with Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

    384 views
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    Helen Keller Statue Unveiling

    A statue of Helen Keller was unveiled in the Capitol Rotunda. Participants in the ceremony talked about her life and legacy, praising her as a trailblazer and an inspiration for those…

    371 views
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    Bill Frist Portrait Unveiling

    A portrait of former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist was unveiled. 

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    John Murtha Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held in Statuary Hall for Pennsylvania Representative John Murtha. He died February 9, 2010, from complications following surgery. He was 77.

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    House Mock Swearing-In Ceremony

    House members elected in November re-enacted their swearing-in and brought their families in to greet and pose for pictures with Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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