The (almost) secret workshops below Capitol Hill

Jan 9, 2019
The arrival of a new Congress sets off a flurry of activity on — and under — Capitol Hill.
To restore century-old "Turkish" chairs like this one, Mike Dean will use the original plans and actual horsehair for the stuffing.
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Tapping the trades for good jobs and good money

May 23, 2013
Trades like plumbing, welding, and metal work are in heavy demand as the construction industry recovers from the recession.