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October 18, 2017 Press Release
Annual race will impact Capitol Complex on Sunday, October 22, 2017

The running of the 42nd annual Marine Corps Marathon is taking place on Sunday, October 22, 2017. In order to ensure the safety of the approximately 30,000 runners expected to participate in event, there will be several street closures throughout the Capitol Complex beginning at approximately 6 a.m.

October 17, 2017 Press Release

On October 11, 2017, the United States Capitol Police “Guards” defeated the “Mean Machine” on the football field during the biennial Congressional Football Game for Charity by a score of 7-0.  The “Guards,” not hampered by a light, steady rain, displayed impressive teamwork in defeating the combined Member of Congress/NFL Alumni squad.  

The series now stands at 6-1-1.  

September 25, 2017 Press Release

At approximately 2 p.m., the United States Capitol Police (USCP) responded to the Senate Finance Committee hearing room in the Dirksen Senate Office Building for reported demonstration activity.