A view of the inside of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda.
A view of the inside of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda. MCT
A view of the inside of the U.S. Capitol's rotunda during a media tour December 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dome of the U.S. Capitol will be undergoing a restoration project to halt deterioration in the dome's cast iron as well as ensuring the protection of the interior of the dome and rotunda. MCT

An icon to the world for 150 years, Capitol Dome is slowly crumbling

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