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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' is seen on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    The view of Washington, D.C., east of the U.S. Capitol dome, is seen during a tour, December 19, 2013. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    The view of Washington, D.C., north of the U.S. Capitol dome, is seen during a tour, December 19, 2013. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    The view of Washington, D.C., west of the U.S. Capitol dome, is seen during a tour, December 19, 2013. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    The view of Washington, D.C., west of the U.S. Capitol dome is seen during a tour, December 19, 2013. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Project manager Eugene Poole of the AOC talk about work that will be done to the dome in the coming months with a view behind him to the South from the top of the US Capitol dome during a tour of the dome December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Project manager Eugene Poole of the AOC points to where some work has already started with the filling of cracks on the outside catwalk of the dome as seen during a media tour of the dome December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' is seen on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    A view of the inside of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    The infrastructure surrounding the rotunda of the US Capitol dome is seen during a tour of the dome December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    U.S. Capitol Hill Policemen Adam Taylor checks out Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    The infrastructure surrounding the rotunda of the US Capitol dome is seen during a tour of the dome December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' is seen on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' is seen on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' is seen on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' is seen on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    A view of the inside of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    A view of the inside of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    Constantino Brumidi's painting of the 'Apotheosis of Washington' is seen on the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    U.S. Capitol Police Officer Adam Taylor holds open one of the coffer windows in the ceiling of the U.S. Capitol dome during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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    Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call - MCT
    The very top of the U.S. Capitol dome is seen during a tour, December 19, 2013. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
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