Get an insider’s look of D.C.

Arranging constituent visits to the White House to the sessions of Congress is one of the duties of your representative and senators. Contact their offices (www.senate.gov and www.house.gov) in advance to arrange your visit.

Several other government buildings, like the State Department, require advance reservations for a tour.

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