Lying in State, Lying in Honor: How Capitol Hill Helps a Nation Mourn

By Jason Dick
Posted August 31, 2018 at 2:16pm
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Beginning Friday, Sen. John McCain’s casket will be placed at the center of the Capitol Rotunda to honor his military service and decades of work in both the House and Senate. Editor Jason Dick offers a brief explainer of the two different ways to honor notable figures on Capitol Hill.