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Congress will cover the Capitol's dome in scaffolding in November as part of a two-year restoration to fix more than 1,000 cracks that have developed over the decades, the building's administrators said Tuesday.
Capitol Hill may seem like the center of the political world to people from places other than Washington, D.C., but to local residents, the Hill is a village filled not only with congressmen and senators, congressional staffers, lawyers, lobbyists, journalists and think-tank academics, but also with families who live outside of politics even while residing in the shadow of the Capitol's dome.
As late-summer darkness blanketed Washington one night last month, the quarterback came to life. The familiar braids and right arm that hasn't unleashed a regular-season NFL pass towered 74 feet over Pennsylvania Avenue.