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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - United States Capitol Rotunda
Retired veterans are planning a rally in the state Capitol rotunda to urge Georgia lawmakers and educators to continue implementing Common Core Standards.
Mississippi Highway Patrol officers are calling on lawmakers to spend millions of dollars to train more troopers and to buy new cars and safety equipment, including bullet-proof vests.
A national medical group is honoring a Missouri lawmaker for using CPR on a woman at the state Capitol.
A pro-firearms group is rallying at the state Capitol and calling for expanded gun rights in Oklahoma.
Labor unions packed the Pennsylvania Capitol for a raucous rally Tuesday as they widened their fight over legislation that aims to prevent the state, school districts and local governments from deducting union dues and political action committee contributions from the paychecks of unionized workers.
Nebraska's newest candidate for the U.S. Senate has worked in court against allowing TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline to move forward in the state. Now he is campaigning to have the opportunity to express his concerns about the oil pipeline and other issues in Congress.
Kentucky artists and people interested in the arts will have a chance later this month to take part in Arts Day at the Capitol in Frankfort.
Christmas continues to cheer our increasingly secularized and benighted world, and this sets on edge the teeth of its relentless detractors. Consider the length to which the Grinches go to persuade us that Christmas is nothing special. Proving a negative is always a challenge, but arguing there's no original cause for the Christmas effect is a hopeless exercise. Despite the war on the celebration of the birth of the Christ, the spirit of the season endures.
Americans grieved in front of their television sets on a brutally grim Sunday afternoon 50 years ago as a horse-drawn caisson took the body of President Kennedy from the White House to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda.
The feeling inside the Capitol Rotunda could only be described as surreal. A young political reporter all of 27, I was standing beside former U.S. Sen. Claude Pepper of Florida and former U.N. ambassador and two-time presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson. To my other side, within arms' reach, was our nation's first lady, veiled in mourning as her husband lay inside the flag-draped coffin before us.
Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, the second-longest-serving senator in U.S. history, was remembered Thursday as a man who gallantly defended his country on the battlefield and gracefully sought to better it during the 50-plus years he represented his beloved Hawaii.
President Obama on Wednesday met with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who earlier was awarded Congress' highest honor at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda that brought together Senate and House leaders from both sides of the political aisle as well as two former first ladies.
Currently enjoying its bicentennial, the War of 1812 occupies a musty, forgotten junk drawer in America's collective cultural consciousness, stuffed somewhere between the liberation of Grenada and the time Will Smith punched that extraterrestrial fighter pilot in the face.
When the last-known surviving U.S. veteran of World War I died late last month, there was no shortage of praise or accolades for the 110-year-old doughboy, although one posthumous honor seems to have escaped him — lying in state at the U.S. Capitol.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker warned Tuesday that state employees could start receiving layoff notices as early as next week if a bill eliminating most collective bargaining rights isn't passed soon.