|The Capitol covers 175,170 square feet. It has some 850 doorways, 658 windows, 540 rooms, 23 elevators and seven tunnels.|
And for many, zero hiding places.
“There’s no escape here,” Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) said as he waited for a members-only elevator to spirit him away from a public area. “I get privacy when I go home; here, there isn’t much.”