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December 19th, 2013
08:00 PM ET

Inside the Capitol's crumbling dome

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.


Filed under: Capitol Hill • Dana Bash
November 14th, 2013
08:02 PM ET

Mixed reactions to Obamacare "fix"

Some Democrats are relieved the President has a fix for cancelled health plans, but many want a legislative solution.


Filed under: Capitol Hill • Dana Bash • Obamacare
September 19th, 2013
07:43 PM ET

Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington

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.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Capitol Hill • Facebook • Mark Zuckerberg
July 25th, 2013
01:27 PM ET

Trayvon's dad: I will define son's image

Tracy Martin travels to Capitol Hill to defend his son's memory. CNN's Joe Johns reports.

RELATED STORY: Tracy Martin: Let's turn negative energy over son Trayvon's death into a positive


Filed under: Capitol Hill • Joe Johns • race • Trayvon Martin
April 16th, 2013
08:26 PM ET

Letter laced with ricin sent to Senate

A suspicious letter containing ricin, a poison, was addressed to a senator, according to sources. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: Ricin scare rattles Washington


Filed under: Capitol Hill • Dana Bash • Ricin
November 28th, 2012
11:46 AM ET

Rice meetings leave lawmakers uneasy

Lawmakers say meeting Susan Rice didn't ease concerns over the handling of the Benghazi attack. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: Accomplished and determined, Susan Rice at center of political storm


Filed under: Capitol Hill • Dana Bash • Libya • Susan Rice
November 27th, 2012
10:19 AM ET

Susan Rice to meet with lawmakers

U.S. Amb. to the United Nations Susan Rice will hold meetings on Capitol Hill about Libya, CNN's Dan Lothian reports.

RELATED STORY: Ambassador Rice to meet with lawmakers on Libya


Filed under: Capitol Hill • Dan Lothian • Libya • Susan Rice
November 15th, 2012
07:40 PM ET

McCain skips Benghazi briefing, gets testy when questioned by CNN

(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.

FULL STORY ON CNN POLITICAL TICKER


Filed under: Capitol Hill • John McCain • Libya
June 21st, 2012
10:31 AM ET

Pizza companies fight calorie disclosure

CNN's Brian Todd reports on pizza company executives fighting a plan to force pizza chains to post calorie counts.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Capitol Hill • Health • pizza
April 28th, 2012
11:55 AM ET

Student loan rates hang in the balance

House Republicans defy the president's veto threat and approve a student loan bill. CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.

RELATED: Boehner: No one wants loan rates to rise


Filed under: Capitol Hill • Kate Bolduan
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