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Architect of the Capitol

LOOK: Historical Photo Of The Senate's Most Productive Day

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

On July 31, 1906, workers lowered a giant block of white Vermont marble into position, placing the cornerstone on what would eventually become known a...

Watch The Construction Of Capitol Hill Before Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.17.2013 | DC

If ever you wondered what the construction of buildings on and around Capitol Hill would look like if depicted in "The Sims," wonder no more. An an...

Amanda Terkel

Sequestration May Lead To Layoffs Of Capitol Janitors

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Congress doesn't do something about sequestration this year, the workers who clean the U.S. Capitol could lose their jobs. Stephen...

PHOTOS: Inauguration Parade Review Stands Are Ready

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 01.17.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Over the course of the past two months, people who work or frequent downtown have witnessed the slow and steady construction of bleacher...

Congress Fails To Fund Repairs To Capitol Dome Cracks

| Posted 09.12.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Despite efforts by a bipartisan cadre of Senators, money to continue repairs on the aging Capitol Dome is not inclu...

LOOK: Unusual Corridor Will Reopen In U.S. Capitol

| Posted 07.30.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The next phase of an ambitious multiyear plan to conserve and preserve Constantino Brumidi’s famous frescos that ...

Is This Capitol Hill Building A Fire Hazard?

| Posted 07.10.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Newly released internal correspondence among legislative branch offices paint a troubling picture of the Russell Se...

Capitol's Asbestos Saga Ends After 13 Years, $173 Million

| Posted 05.17.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff This week marks the official conclusion of the case of 10 Architect of the Capitol employees who were exposed to a...

Which Congressional Buildings Are In 'Poor' Condition?

| Posted 02.10.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff As buildings around the Capitol campus continue to deteriorate because of age and the effect of last summer's magni...

Capitol Police, AOC Will Oversee Union Square

| Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The Architect of the Capitol and the Capitol Police, two entities already facing a tightened budget environment, ar...