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    President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

    Highlights were shown of the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. The event took place on the steps of the U.S. Capitol before a large crowd. Two of President Kennedy’s…

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    Democratic News Conference on Legislative Action

    Vice President Biden joined congressional Democrats on the East Front steps of the U.S. Capitol urging Republicans to take action on Zika funding, the Merrick Garland Supreme Court…

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    Gun Control Legislation

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), along with other House Democrats, victims of gun violence, family members, and advocates, held a news conference to call on House Republicans to…

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    Fifth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other party leaders spoke to reporters about the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Four…

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    Departure from Friends of Ireland Luncheon

    President Obama was seen leaving the U.S. Capitol by the East Front steps with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) after attending the annual Friends of…

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    House Democratic Women Photo Opportunity

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gathered with the female Democratic Congress members for a photograph to be taken on the steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 114th Congress…

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    President Carter 1977 Inauguration

    Highlights of the inauguration of President Jimmy Carter in 1977 were shown courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. This was the last inaugural ceremony to take place on the East Portico…

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    President Nixon 1969 Inauguration

    C-SPAN showed a highlight of the first inauguration of Richard Nixon courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio.

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    President Johnson 1965 Inauguration

    President Johnson addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. The president was sworn-in by Chief Justice Earl Warren. The ceremony also included the swearing-in…

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    President Truman Inauguration

    Newsreel footage of President Harry Truman’s inaugural ceremony on January 20, 1949 was shown courtesy of the Truman Presidential Library. The Universal Newsreel features highlights of President…

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    Presidential Inauguration Review of Troops Rehearsal

    Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal at the East Front of the Capitol of the review of troops for the 57th presidential inauguration.

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    Senator Mark Kirk Returns to Senate

    Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Senate for the first time since suffering a stroke early in 2011 that left the left side of his body mostly paralyzed. Vice President Biden greeted the…

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    House Democratic Women

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 113th Congress marked the most women serving in the…

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    113th Congress Freshman Class Photo

    Newly-elected members of the 113th Congress gathered on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol for a photo opportunity on the opening day of Congress.

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    Congressional September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Members gathered in the Rotunda of the Capitol for words of remembrance to mark the eighth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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    Republican Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Proposal

    Republicans members emerged from a bicameral meeting and spoke about their fiscal year 2010 budget proposals on East Front Steps of the U.S. Capitol.

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    Presidential Review of Honor Guard

    President and Mrs. Obama, with Vice-President and Dr. Biden, reviewed troops on the plaza at the East Front of the U.S. Capitol.

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    Photograph of Newly-Elected Members of Congress

    Newly-elected members of the 111th Congress assembled on the east front steps of the Capitol for their freshman class photograph.

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    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

    Republican House members spoke on the steps of the Capitol about the need to re-authorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act rather than to keep extending for short periods of time. The…

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    U.S. House September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

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

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