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The Capitol Steps: Before and During Recess

By Bian Elkhatib

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The Capitol has been looking and feeling much quieter this week as both the House and Senate are out of session. We set up a time lapse on the House steps to gather the activity — or lack thereof — on this summer Friday. And for comparison, we have a side-by-side time lapse of a Friday four weeks ago when lawmakers bounded down the stairs.

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