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Britain’s Princess Anne Visits Library of Congress

Britain’s Princess Anne is visiting the Library of Congress in Washington to open a new exhibition marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta as a landmark declaration of rights and liberties.

11/06/2014

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Best Places to Go With Your Family for the Weekend in D.C.

Here are the best places to go with your family for the weekend in Washington, D.C.

10/25/2014

Report: Congress Has Worked A Full Week 14 Percent Of The Time Since 1978  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Congress Has Worked A Full Week 14 Percent Of The Time Since 1978

The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate have reported for full, 5-day work weeks 258 times – or 13.5 percent of the 1,917 weeks Congress has been in session since Jan. 1, 1978.

09/23/2014

President Barack Obama applauds after unveiling a statue of Rosa Parks during an unveiling in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill February 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks’ Archive Heads to Library of Congress

Hundreds of items from civil rights icon Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a New York warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years.

09/10/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington, D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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Library of Congress Honors Billy Joel With Pop Music Prize

The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

07/22/2014

The World Digital Library led by the Library of Congress reached a milestone Thursday, surpassing 10,000 items with the addition of ancient manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. (Photo credit should read Karin ZEITVOGEL/AFP/Getty Images)

World Digital Library Amasses 10,000 Digitized Pieces of History

The World Digital Library led by the Library of Congress reached a milestone Thursday, surpassing 10,000 items with the addition of ancient manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.

03/06/2014

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Library of Congress Hosts Open House for President’s Day

The Library of Congress is hosting an open house of its ornate Main Reading Room to show how the public can access the library’s resources and a presidential display for President’s Day.

02/16/2014

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Washington DC Concerts To Look Forward To In 2014

Read on to find out about some of the most exciting and unique shows coming to the DC area this winter.

01/02/2014

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‘Mary Poppins’ Among 25 US Films to be Preserved

Just in time for a new movie about the making of “Mary Poppins,” the 1964 Disney classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress so future generations of Americans can see it.

12/18/2013

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