Capitol Hill Ban Lifted For Holiday Sledding
LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:
Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.
Congress is a bleak place these days, but not this past weekend. Capitol Hill, which really is a hill, was open for sledding. Since 9/11, the Capitol grounds have been off limits. But after the historic snowstorm here in Washington, Senator Chris Dodd, who has young children, asked the sergeant-at-arms to lift the ban for the holiday weekend. So Flexible Flyers and cafeteria trays once again zoomed down the hill.
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