The U.S. Capitol Dome is under construction for the first time in 50 years. What will that entail?
While Congress has been out on a week-long recess, scaffolding has been creeping up around the U.S. Capitol Dome, marking the beginning of a two-year $60 million restoration project.
Meanwhile, in the news this week, the D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent Gray for not implementing a ballot measure that would give the District greater budget autonomy.
David Hawkings, who writes the Hawkings Here column for Roll Call, joined us to discuss both issues.