Capitol Police evacuated the Capitol Visitor Center and parts of the East Front of the Capitol after a suspicious package was found April 19. Security around the area remains high as the Boston Marathon bombings investigation unfolds.
“We are constantly taking in national and international events and determining best practices here,” she continued. “We’re always looking and how we can do things better, or right, we’re constantly reassessing that. Constantly.”
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.