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About a dozen demonstrators used metal poles, wire cables, and rappelling gear to hoist a large banner high in the air within sight of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. It called for a tax on billionaires to help pay for funding to fight AIDS.

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Man accused of Pentagon bomb plot accepts plea dealupdated: Wed Jul 11 2012 10:14:00

The man accused of plotting to use model airplanes loaded with explosives to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol agreed Tuesday to a plea deal.

Man accused in plot to blow up U.S. Capitol to plead guilty Fridayupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 11:14:00

A Moroccan man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol is scheduled to plead guilty Friday afternoon.

Man charged in U.S. Capitol bomb plot to remain jailedupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 19:44:00

A Moroccan man charged with plotting a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol will remain in jail, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Suspect charged in foiled U.S. Capitol bombing case to appear in court updated: Wed Feb 22 2012 04:20:00

A 29-year-old Moroccan man accused of attempting to bomb the U.S. Capitol building is scheduled to be at a court hearing Wednesday in Virginia.

Authorities: Suicide attack on U.S. Capitol foiledupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 20:30:00

A 29-year-old man from Morocco was arrested Friday and charged with attempting to bomb the U.S. Capitol building in a suicide attack, authorities said.

8 arrested in demonstrations inside House office buildingupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 13:24:00

At least eight people were arrested Thursday by U.S. Capitol police after demonstrating outside a room in the Rayburn House Office Building, police said.

FBI: D.C. package not hazardousupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 15:26:00

A suspicious object found Thursday near the reflecting pool at the U.S. Capitol was determined to be a sewer cleaning nozzle, police and the FBI said.

Man indicted for allegedly plotting attack on Pentagon, U.S. Capitolupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 20:41:00

A federal grand jury in Boston has indicted a 26-year-old man for allegedly plotting to use model airplanes to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.

Tea Party activists gather in Washington ahead of midterm electionsupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 05:54:00

A damp and enthusiastic crowd of self-proclaimed "Tea Party patriots" gathered at the U.S. Capitol building Sunday for a second straight September 12 march on Washington.

The year after the 9/12 rallyupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 05:54:00

FreedomWorks' Matt Kibbe on the Tea Party movement's evolution in the year since supporters last marched on Washington.

Senator credits tracking system in finding daughter's stolen carupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 14:29:00

Sen. Bob Corker says his daughter is fine but "really sore" after being pulled from her car and thrown to the ground in a carjacking in the nation's capital.

Tracking hijackers with OnStarupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 14:29:00

Brian Todd reports on the carjacking of a Senator's daughter, and how the vehicle was tracked by OnStar.

Global protests staged over post-election crackdown in Iranupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 02:42:00

Protesters across six continents on Saturday demanded the release of hundreds of detainees in Iran who were arrested in the bloody aftermath of the Islamic republic's disputed presidential election.

Off-duty Capitol officer wounded in Marylandupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 00:24:00

An off-duty U.S. Capitol police officer was wounded during a shootout in Maryland on Thursday night, authorities said. It was the second shooting involving Capitol police officers in as many days.

Slaves helped build White House, U.S. Capitolupdated: Wed Dec 03 2008 10:03:00

In January, President-elect Barack Obama and his family will make history, becoming the first African-American first family to move into the White House -- a house with a history of slavery. In fact, the legacy of American presidents owning slaves goes all the way back to George Washington.

New center offers warmer welcome to Capitol touristsupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 14:48:00

The days of having nothing but an idle outdoor wait ahead of a U.S. Capitol tour appear to be over.

Commentary: Washington getting ready for event of a lifetimeupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 09:27:00

Is it just me or has everyone living within a 120-mile radius of the U.S. Capitol Building heard from his or her fifth cousin lately?

Man with gun caught near U.S. Capitolupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 19:04:00

Capitol Police arrested a man Friday after an officer spotted a rifle in his car when he stopped the officer to ask for directions two blocks from the Capitol building.

Time.com: Armed Man Detained Near US Capitol updated: Fri Sep 05 2008 18:00:00

Capitol Police arrested a man Friday after they found a grenade and several weapons in his car several blocks from the Capitol building

All-clear given after plane enters restricted area over Washingtonupdated: Wed Mar 12 2008 20:30:00

A private plane entered the restricted airspace over Washington on Wednesday, prompting some people to evacuate buildings on Capitol Hill but posing no imminent threat, officials said.

Time.com: Battling Bush on the Cost of Warupdated: Thu Oct 25 2007 13:00:00

David Obey is Congress's man with the pencils -- and the Democrats' point man for holding the line on spending

Effort to 'green' U.S. Capitol complicated by coalupdated: Thu May 10 2007 13:03:00

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan to make the U.S. Capitol complex more environmentally friendly is being hampered by the reluctance of lawmakers from coal-producing states to implement changes at the complex's coal-burning power plant.

Senate Democratic leader Reid has mild strokeupdated: Fri Aug 19 2005 19:54:00

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid suffered a mild stroke earlier this week and underwent tests, but he was not hospitalized and "feels fine," his office said Friday.

Early tests show deadly ricin in Senate mailroomupdated: Sun Feb 01 2004 20:33:00

Preliminary tests on a white, powdery substance found in the mailroom of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist indicate the presence of the deadly substance ricin, a Homeland Security official said Monday.

Powell: France has annoyed meupdated: Tue Jan 20 2004 20:47:00

Calling the French a proud people with "strong views," U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell admitted France has annoyed him at times -- and he has been just as annoying to them.

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