849Dec 6, 2007
National Christmas Tree Lighting
President Bush and the first lady participated in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree and the opening ceremonies on the Ellipse for the 84th annual Christmas Pageant of Peace.
680Nov 19, 2010
112th Congress Freshman Class Photo
Newly-elected members of the 112th Congress assembled on the east front steps of the Capitol for their freshman class photograph.
628Nov 7, 2007
Slave Labor and U.S. Capitol Construction
In the first panel, Rep. Lewis, Senator Lincoln, and other members of the U.S. Capitol Slave Labor Task Force testified about the important part played by slaves in the construction of the U.S. ...
625Dec 4, 2013
Government Printing Office
Davita Vance-Cooks testified about a report on the future of the Government Printing Office and the steps it must take to modernize its operations and move to digital formats.
284May 1, 2008
Oversight of Capitol Police
A hearing was held on issues related to the administration and management of the United States Capitol Police. Witnesses talked about operations, personnel administration, and other issues.
221Jun 18, 2008
Capitol Police Radio Upgrades
A hearing was held on upgrades to the U.S. Capitol Police radio communications system. Topics included the status radio communication system updates as well
as the importance of radio ...
216Nov 19, 2010
New House Member Office Lottery
New House members participated in a drawing for their office spaces.
178Apr 1, 2009
Asbestos and Workplace Conditions at the Smithsonian, Panel 1
A hearing was held on allegations of asbestos exposure at Smithsonian Institution museums. It was held in response to a Washington Post story about a worker at the National Air and Space ...
172Sep 24, 2008
Preparations for 2008 Elections
Witnesses testified about election procedures, voting machine technology, operations by state and local registrars, as well as accuracy and accountability issues in preparation for the 2008 general ...
161Sep 28, 2006
Electronic Voting Machines
The House Administration Committee held a hearing on electronic voting machine verification, security, and paper trails. Witnesses testified about the reliability of various electronic voting ...
143Feb 26, 1992
House Post Office Scandal
A special bipartisan task force, created by the Administration Committee, held its first organizational meeting. The task force was created to investigate charges of alleged misconduct by ...
140Apr 1, 2009
Asbestos and Workplace Conditions at the Smithsonian, Panel 2
A hearing was held on recent revelations that the Smithsonian Institution failed to address dangerous workplace conditions, including the presence of asbestos in museum walls. Allegations were ...
125Nov 17, 2008
Photograph of Newly-Elected Members of Congress
Newly-elected members of the 111th Congress assembled on the east front steps of the Capitol for their freshman class photograph.
112Oct 3, 2007
The Elections Subcommittee of the House Administration Committee held a hearing titled “The Importance of Poll Workers: Best Practices and Recommendations.” Witnesses spoke about ...
104Dec 12, 1995
Campaign Finance Reform
In the third in a series of hearings on campaign finance reform, the committee explored the role of political parties in federal elections. The chairmen of the two national parties testified, ...
103May 9, 1995
California's 36th District Election Review
Committee members heard testimony on the contested 1994 election in California’s 36th congressional district. The Contested Elections Task Force heard from lawyers for the winner of the ...
102Dec 6, 2007
Reps. Bean, Altmire, and Foxx testified against automated political telemarketing, citing personal experiences. Attorneys and others spoke in favor of and in opposition to the ...
102Nov 12, 2002
New Member Orientation
New members met for an orientation session. Brief portions of the meeting were shown, Representative Hoyer spoke briefly about the purpose of the meeting, and several new members spoke about ...
100May 25, 2006
Smithsonian Institution Operations
Witnesses testified about Smithsonian Institution operations and plans to collaborate with the Showtime cable network on various programming through a Smithsonian-on-Demand channel. Among the ...
95Jul 7, 2004
Electronic Voting Security
Witnesses testified regarding the security, accuracy, and verifiability of electronic voting systems. Among the topics addressed were the Help America Vote Act, voter registration issues, and ...
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