October 23, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) The Architect of the Capitol recently announced that the first full renovation of the U.S. Capitol Dome in over 50 years will begin this November. The multi-year project will restore the Dome to its original splendor by repairing sections worn by time and the elements.
June 26, 2013 (Washington, D.C.)Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed their strong support for today’s historic Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor. In its decision, the Court ruled that the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution.
June 25, 2013 (Washington, D.C.) Democrats on the Committee on House Administration expressed profound disappointment in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder. Though the decision upheld Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), the court invalidated Section 4, a cornerstone of the landmark civil rights legislation.