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The US Capitol dome is cocooned in scaffolding on October 28, 2014 in Washington, DC as it undergoes  its first comprehensive repairs in more than half a century a century. The two-year, USD 60 million project is aimed at repairing nearly 1,300 cracks that have emerged in the nine-million-pound (4.1-million-kilogram) cast iron dome, according to the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) office.  Construction on the dome began in 1855. Work symbolically continued through the US Civil War and the structure was eventually completed in 1866.    AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards        (Photo credit should read )
The US Capitol dome is cocooned in scaffolding on October 28, 2014 in Washington, DC as it undergoes  its first comprehensive repairs in more than half a century a century. The two-year, USD 60 million project is aimed at repairing nearly 1,300 cracks that have emerged in the nine-million-pound (4.1-million-kilogram) cast iron dome, according to the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) office.  Construction on the dome began in 1855. Work symbolically continued through the US Civil War and the structure was eventually completed in 1866.    AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards        (Photo credit should read )

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CNN's Dana Bash reports from Capitol Hill, where Congress has a midnight deadline to pass a spending bill.