New US Capitol tour Combines Ohio and Social Media

For those traveling to Washington DC, a new tour of the Capitol Building is being offered by Speaker John Boehner.  According to the Journal News, the Speaker’s staff will conduct tours that highlight features of special interest to Ohioans, such as statuary memorializing famous Ohioans and the committee room where Speaker Boehner spent many years advocating for Ohio farmers.

The tours have a unique twist:  Each begins in the Speaker’s Longworth Building office where guests receive a card with hints for snapping “selfies” during their visit.   Guests are encouraged to share their Capitol self-portraits via several Twitter sites, such as @SpeakerBoehner, #SelfieGuided Tour, or #OH08.

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