capitol capitol  /ˈkæ pɪ təl/


  1. (n) a building occupied by a state legislature
  2. (n) the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet


  1. Capitol Digest

    A roundup of state government and Iowa Capitol news items of interest from Tuesday, June 11:
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Globe Gazette

  2. “A Capitol Cruisin”

    Cruising in the capitol. Classic cars were on display in Harrisburg Tuesday. The 8th annual “A Capitol Cruisin” even taking place behind the state capitol building. This year’s car show inviting car fanatics from across the state to showcase their …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  3. Capitol Police Files

    A Capitol Police officer was allegedly assaulted after trying to revive an unconscious man in a Library of Congress restroom. Read more...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Hill


  1. "What's really frustrating me right now is that you've got these same banks who benefited from taxpayer assistance who are fighting tooth and nail with their lobbyists . . . up on Capitol Hill, fighting against financial regulatory control,"...
    on Dec 13, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "It's time the self-appointed strategists on Capitol Hill understood a very simple concept: You cannot win a war if you tell the enemy you're going to quit," Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday at a Republican fundraising luncheon.
    on Apr 1, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Unity is not only a beautiful place as we can see, it's a wonderful feeling isn't it? And I know when we start here in this field in Unity, we'll end on the steps of the Capitol when Barack Obama takes the oath of office as our next president,"...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source:

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