The police announced that individuals with offices in the following buildings were allowed inside to retrieve personal items and secure work areas. Police asked that they minimize their time in the building while inspectors continued to work in the complex.
Capitol Visitor Center
Russell Senate Office Building
Hart Senate Office Building
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Longworth House Office Building (enter at the South Capitol Street door entrance only)
Rayburn House Office Building
Cannon House Office Building
Ford House Office Building
Library of Congress Jefferson Building
Library of Congress Adams Building
The following parking areas were also opened for drivers to remove their cars:
West Underground (Lower D) garage on the House side
Capitol Police indicated that Wednesday was expected to be a normal business day.
From left, Rep. Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J., David Goldman, the father of a child who was abducted to Brazil by the mother, and Arvind Chawdra, a father whose two children were abducted to India by their mother, attend a news conference in the Rayburn House Office Building on international child abduction.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.