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It's a symbol of our democracy and a masterpiece of American ingenuity. But the dome on the Capitol building is falling apart. CNN's Dana Bash gets rare access inside and outside the rotunda as architects prepare to cover it for renovations.
Some Democrats are relieved the President has a fix for cancelled health plans, but many want a legislative solution.
Mark Zuckerberg's visit to Capitol Hill fuels speculation over his political leanings and a possible career in politics. CNN's Brian Todd reports on what the Facebook CEO wants from Congress.
Tracy Martin travels to Capitol Hill to defend his son's memory. CNN's Joe Johns reports.
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A suspicious letter containing ricin, a poison, was addressed to a senator, according to sources. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
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Lawmakers say meeting Susan Rice didn't ease concerns over the handling of the Benghazi attack. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
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U.S. Amb. to the United Nations Susan Rice will hold meetings on Capitol Hill about Libya, CNN's Dan Lothian reports.
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(CNN) - Most of the Republican members of a Senate committee investigating the terrorist attack at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, skipped a classified briefing by administration officials on the incident Wednesday, CNN has learned.
The missing lawmakers included Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who at the time of the top-secret briefing held a press conference in the Capitol to call for the creation of a Watergate-type special Congressional committee to investigate how and why the attack took place.
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CNN's Brian Todd reports on pizza company executives fighting a plan to force pizza chains to post calorie counts.
House Republicans defy the president's veto threat and approve a student loan bill. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
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