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I feel bad for Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee and Rick Perry. They are presidential retreads at a moment when anything that is more than an hour or two old is passé.
Mondays big election law news came from the Supreme Courts penultimate decision of the term upholding Arizonas congressional districts.
Despite the uphill battle for District of Columbia statehood, Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., has reintroduced a statehood bill noting that the Districts unique political status is contrary to the American values celebrated on Independence Day.
Sen. Mike Lee had said he supported a stand-alone measure to revive Trade Promotion Authority, but when the vote was called, the Republican was still in Utah.
Except for some reporters and cameras on the East Front, the Capitol grounds were fairly quiet Friday morning, standing in stark contrast to the electric crowds across the street.
A Democratic senator who has led calls for stronger sanctions against Iran is joining Republicans skeptical of the countrys intentions when it comes to the ongoing talks over nuclear capabilities.
If you stood outside of the Capitols East Front just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday, you could hear cheers emanating from across the street.
The House Freedom Caucus has a secret it wants to share with Democrats.
Senate Minority Whip Richard J. Durbin and other Democrats have praised the efforts of the Environment and Public Works Committee on a six-year highway bill, but are stressing that the Finance Committee needs to find the money for a full authorization measure.
Republicans have a new defensive responsibility in their quest to maintain their House majority.
In a close game dominated by pitching and defense, the congressional womens softball team prevailed over the press 1-0 in the seventh annual Congressional Womens Softball Game.
The Senate seems as dinged up as ever this summer. Is it coincidence, or are senators just getting older?
Independence Day doesnt just commemorate the birth of our nation.
Rep. Ken Buck learned Thursday morning he could keep his slot as freshman class president, but the Colorado Republican is still calling in the reinforcements.
Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., will run for the Sunshine States open Senate seat, according to a source with knowledge of Millers plans. A second source said the announcement could come next week.
Ask Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, about the fate of architect Frank Gehrys design for the Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial and hell tell you its time to wipe the slate clean and start over.
Ahead of key Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage and Obamacare, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers is making a plea to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., to provide a live audio feed of the release of the opinions.
Rumors that Kentucky Rep. John Yarmuth was poised to retire or resign were hot and heavy right up until the moment the Democratic congressman announced his re-election bid on Monday. But the public uncertainty provided a brief glimpse into what the race to replace him might look like when he decides to call it quits.
If chief of staff sits atop the apex of the congressional staffer pyramid, there are typically two expertise areas that lead to it: policy or communications. But how do you decide if youre meant to be a legislative assistant or press secretary, which lead down distinct career paths? Hill Navigator discusses.
It may be tougher to grease the wheels for highway spending without earmarks, but the leaders of the Senates Environment and Public Works Committee have come up with the next best thing.
Former North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan will not be mounting a challenge to her former GOP colleague, Sen. Richard M. Burr.
In the vaulted atrium of the Ronald Reagan Building in downtown Washington, D.C., more than 500 people gathered Tuesday evening for the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund Capital Dinner.