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  • proper n. The building in Washington, D.C., where the Congress of the United States meets.


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  • After last year's debacle over religious symbols in the capitol rotunda, state officials have issued new permanent rules barring all nongovernment displays inside the Capitol campus building. Main RSS Feed

  • Siegel recalls that "He's So Fine," their first effort with the sublime girl group The Chiffons, was thought "too trite" for even b-side status by their label Capitol.

    Michael Sigman: 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' at 50: A Song for the Ages

  • I don't think I've ever read the phrase "Capitol Hill" in any of his books.

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  • She was dressed in what she calls her Capitol Hill uniform: a navy blue suit with a conservative straight skirt and a beige blouse, finished off with panty hose, sensible short-heeled navy pumps, and discreet gold jewelry.

    At First Sight

  • The selection of the place for what we call the Capitol and the White House, which were then called the Federal House and the Palace for the President, near which the ministerial departments were to be built, had been the result of a good deal of thinking and comparing.

    Major L'Enfant and the Federal City. II. III

  • Discovering the hard way that the art and music world do not co-exist, along with the disintegration of their label Capitol, Casey and Warren found their way back to their original ethos.


  • No one in Capitol Hill can in good conscience say that the people of this country do not deserve the same type of access to healthcare that they have as elected officials.

    Reid invited Clinton to Hill after consulting with WH

  • Democratic leadership sources admitted that a major motivation for keeping the senators at the Capitol is to keep negotiations going and reach a compromise on a proposed public health care option.

    Obama to the Capitol Hill Sunday

  • Yelling inside the Capitol is STRICT LIABILITY, like you get Ticketed for jumping a Red Light, with no Exceptions.

    House Democrats plan vote to admonish Wilson

  • Grow up Rep. Wilson, you are in Capitol Hill for Christ sake!

    GOP congressman heckles Obama during health-care speech


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