Capitol Building

The Capitol Building, also known as the United States Capitol, is a significant landmark in Washington, D.C. serving as the primary home of the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the federal government. With a rich history steeped in political events and decisions, the Capitol Building’s neoclassical architecture reflects ancient Greek and Roman democratic ideals. Its distinctive central dome, housing the iconic Statue of Freedom, is a symbol of American democracy recognized worldwide. The Capitol Building comprises two primary wings, the North and South, which house the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, along with committee rooms and offices for lawmakers.

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