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C-SPAN video shows House of Representatives calling recess after shots fired at Capitol

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After shots were reportedly fired at the Capitol building, the chair of the House of Representatives interrupted a member who was speaking and called a recess.

"If the gentleman would suspend, pursuant to clause 12-a of rule one, the House will stay in recess subject to the call of the chair," the chair announced before striking the gavel.

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