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    Democratic Sit-in Over Gun Violence Continues

    House Democrats spoke to reporters about their staged sit-in to call for legislative action on gun control in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.

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    President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater…

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Members of Congress gathered for the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The 2014 tree is a white spruce from Chippewa National Forest in Cass Lake, Minnesota.

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Members of Congress gathered for the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The 2013 tree, an 88-foot Engelmann Spruce, came from Colville National Forest in Washington state.

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    2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball at the Washington Convention Center.

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    2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities

    Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for comments on the event. Footage of several other related events was also shown including a…

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    President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address

    President Obama delivered his inaugural address, focusing on themes of sacrifice and renewal. The address is a portion of the inaugural ceremony available on program 283479-1 and on the…

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    President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Bush addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks he focused on themes of personal responsibility, reducing…

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    President George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

    George Bush was sworn in as the nation’s 41st president at 12:00 noon on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor administered the vice-presidential oath to Dan…

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    President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

    Highlights of the 1981 inauguration of Ronald Reagan were shown courtesy of NBC. This was the first inauguration held at the Capitol’s West Front.

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    President Obama 2009 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his address he spoke about the themes of sacrifice and renewal, calling on Americans to…

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    Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

    Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

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    Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

    Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

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    Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

    Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    The lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree and the opening holiday ceremonies.

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    2009 Inaugural Ceremony Arrivals

    Dignitaries, officials and invited guests arrived and took their places on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol prior to the inauguration of Barack Obama.

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    President Obama Signing Event

    As his first official act, President Obama signed cabinet secretary nomination certificates.

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    Congressional September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Members gathered on the west House steps of the Capitol for words of remembrance and a moment of silence to mark the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The Marine band…

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    Republican Energy Protest

    Republican members of Congress met on the west steps of the Capitol to talk about the historic post-adjournment meetings they had been holding on the House Floor to continue talking about…

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    Dalai Lama Welcome Remarks

    Following the formal award ceremony inside the Capitol Rotunda for the Congressional Gold Medal, the Dalai Lama spoke to those gathered outside the West Front of the Capitol.

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