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The United States Senate is sitting in special session in Washington DC

Legislative Iconic image, U.S. Capitol, 2008
04/01/1867 to 04/20/1867

In an attempt to exercise his presidential prerogative in the face of rising congressional power, President Andrew Johnson called the United States Senate into a special session that sat from April 1, 1867 to April 20, 1867. (By John Osborne)

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Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, "House History."  http://clerk.house.gov/art_history/house_history/index.html

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