VA removes Confederate statues from state Capitol

Virginia has removed from its iconic state capitol the busts and a statue honoring Confederate generals and officials. That includes a bronze statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee. (July 24)

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Ocasio-Cortez slams Congressman’s sexist slur | AFP

US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explains in front of the House of Representatives her strained exchange with Republican Ted Yoho on the Capitol steps, who called her “disgusting” and a “fucking bitch”.

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House weighs removing Capitol’s racist statues

The House was poised to vote Wednesday on legislation to remove statues of Confederate leaders from the Capitol. (July 22)

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US flag at half mast on the Capitol, after the death of John Lewis | AFP

The US flag flies at half mast on the Washington DC Capitol building, following the death of Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis, as the House reconvenes after July break.

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Wisconsin National Guard activated after violence

Wisconsin’s governor activated the National Guard on Wednesday to protect state properties after a night of violence in Madison that included the toppling of two statues outside the state Capitol. Wednesday night’s protests were reported to be peaceful. (June 25)

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Confederate portraits removed from Capitol

Portraits of four previous house speakers have been removed from the US Capitol because each served in the Confederacy. Current Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the removal of the portraits of the men who served in the 19th century. (June 18)

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Georgia protesters march to state Capitol

Protesters brought calls for changes to Georgia’s laws regarding use of force and voting to the General Assembly on Monday, as lawmakers debated over a bill requiring heavier penalties for hate crimes. (June 15)

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Pelosi leads bicameral group in ‘Moment of silence’

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi led House and Senate Democrats in a moment of silence at the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall, reading the names of George Floyd and others killed. (June 8)

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Minnesota soldier hugs protesters at Capitol

Minnesota National Guard soldier takes knee with protesters, hugs them, says his “heart hurts as a human being” over the death of George Floyd. (June 2)

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Michigan protesters want businesses to reopen

Hundreds angry over Michigan’s stay-at-home order protest again outside the state Capitol, braving rain to urge a loosening of restrictions or for business owners to reopen. (May 14)

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Michigan protesters want businesses to reopen

Hundreds angry over Michigan’s stay-at-home order protest again outside the state Capitol, braving rain to urge a loosening of restrictions or for business owners to reopen. (May 14)

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Whitmer: Protest at Michigan Capitol ‘disturbing’

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has denounced as “disturbing” a protest that occurred at the state Capitol. Some demonstrators brought guns to a rally against Michigan’s stay-at-home order (May 1)

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US Capitol closing to public amid virus outbreak

Congress is shutting the Capitol and all House and Senate office buildings to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus. The closure begins at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday but some tourists had a chance to visit just before. (March 12)

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Refugees, immigrants rally at Georgia Capitol

Hundreds of refugees and immigrants filled the stairways and halls of the state Capitol in Georgia Thursday. They were there to shine a spotlight on their contributions and existence in their new country. (Feb. 13)

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Lev Parnas: ‘There’s a lot you haven’t heard yet’

One person watching President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial from the sidelines Wednesday is Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who at the Capitol told reporters, “There’s a lot of it that you haven’t heard yet.” (Jan. 29)

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Senate debate begins over impeachment trial rules

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial quickly burst into a partisan fight Tuesday at the Capitol as Democrats objected strongly to rules proposed by the Republican leader for compressed arguments and a speedy trial. (Jan. 21)

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Schiff: McConnell’s rules not for ‘a fair trial’

House managers slam an impeachment resolution from Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell as a “process for rigged trial.” The contentious proceedings over whether to remove President Donald Trump from office are set to unfold at the Capitol. (Jan. 21)

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The articles of impeachment pass through the Capitol’s Rotunda | AFP

The two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump are ceremonially walked through the Rotunda, in the US Capitol, from the House to the Senate, after being signed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. IMAGES

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Florida educators rally for more school spending

Thousands of school workers from across the state are assembling at Florida’s Capitol to rally for more education spending. The 145,000-member Florida Education Association is calling for 10% wage increases for all of its members. (Jan. 13)

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Protesters rally at Capitol to support impeachment

Protesters rallied on Capitol Hill as the U.S. House of Representatives pressed toward its historic votes to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. (Dec. 18)

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Late night impeachment debate in US Congress

The House Judiciary Committee began a marathon two-day session to consider the impeachment charges against President Trump with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol. (Dec. 12)

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Capitol Christmas tree gets lit in Washington

A tree from the Land of Enchantment better known as New Mexico, is this years Christmas centerpiece in front of the Capitol. (Dec. 4)

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