Tag: Capitol

Speaker’s Lobby (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Speaker’s Lobby (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Speaker’s Lobby In the House chamber, the door to the Speaker’s left and another to the Speaker’s right provide access to the Speaker’s Lobby. After the House moved to the new south wing of the Capitol in 1857, the Speaker’s Office occupied space behind the […]

Statuary Hall / Hall of Columns (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Statuary Hall / Hall of Columns (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Statuary Hall   A Curator’s Tour of Statuary Hall   Statuary Hall, aka National Statuary Hall, is located outside the House chamber, just south of the Rotunda. The chambers of the House and Senate, National Statuary Hall, and the Rotunda are located on the second […]

Pennsylvania Avenue (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Pennsylvania Avenue (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Pennsylvania Avenue Pennsylvania Avenue (NW) is a street in Washington, DC, the nation’s capital city. The Capitol sits at the eastern end of Pennsylvania Avenue NW, and the White House is located a little more than a mile to the northwest of the Capitol, at […]

K Street / Gucci Gulch (CongressionalGlossary.com)

K Street / Gucci Gulch (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms K Street / Gucci Gulch Colloquialisms for Washington, DC, lobbyists. K Street is taken from K Street NW in Washington, DC, where many lobbying firms are located. K Street is definitely “inside the Beltway.” Pork Party House: Where DC insiders go for taxpayer-subsidized fun Gucci […]

Capitol / Capitol Hill Map / National Mall (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Capitol / Capitol Hill Map / National Mall (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Capitol / Capitol Hill Map / National Mall (Click here for Google map) “The Capitol” is the United States Capitol Building, the building in which Congress meets. The Capitol is located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (“The Capitol” is not “the Capital” and Capitol […]