Senate staffers who got a lot of emails about "patent trolls" today can thank South by Southwest. Speaking to an audience of about 150, Reps. Hakeem Jeffries and Blake Farenthold said the other chamber of Congress needs to move on legislation to combat frivolous patent lawsuits.
Rep. Alan Grayson will not face charges after a marital spat devolved into accusations of domestic abuse earlier this month.
Although Octobers partial federal government shutdown was a tense stretch for the District, those 16 days might help ease the way for budget autonomy.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. Much of the attention surrounding the Conservative Political Action Conference is understandably focused on the plethora of Republicans here who may be running for president at this time next year.
As appropriators try to build on the accord they reached in the $1.1 trillion omnibus while working on fiscal 2015 spending plans, some observers already are questioning whether the largest nondefense spending bill, Labor-HHS-Education, can be completed as a stand-alone measure in a steeply divided Congress.
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran was upbeat this week that he will prevail over his tea-party-backed Republican primary challenger when voters go to the polls in June.
All I could visualize, to be perfectly honest, was being a teacher, a social worker and a secretary, said Rep. Susan A. Davis, D-Calif.
Sen. John McCain said Friday he told Sen. Ted Cruz that the Texas Republicans criticism of former Majority Leader Bob Dole in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference crossed a line.
HOH serves up another dish of the best of whats around with members detailing how cold Ukraine is, explaining what happens when the toilet leaks and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., seeing how many times he can say Koch brothers in a 10-minute speech.
Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez defended his characterization of President Barack Obama as deporter in chief during a conference call with immigration activists on Friday.
Updated 5:33 p.m. | House Republicans will tie the doc fix to a delay of up to 10 years of the mandate in Democrats health care law that Americans purchase insurance, according to GOP aides.
The Senates leading voices against in-flight cellphone calls are at it again.
Updated 5:04 p.m. | The Senate narrowly blocked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrands bill to remove prosecutorial decisions for military sexual assaults and other felonies from the chain of command.
A candidate recently aimed to make a positive impression on voters by starring his female offspring in a TV ad.
Freshman Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema will seek re-election in the 9th District of Arizona.
Military Times posts an exclusive: After years of silence on the intensely controversial issue of military retirement reform, the Pentagon on Thursday unveiled a detailed proposal for fundamental, far-reaching changes to the current pension system, Military Times has learned.
Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster is leaving nothing to chance in his campaign for a seventh full term.
Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., far outraised his opposition in the competitive 13th District, according to fundraising reports filed Thursday less than two weeks before the March 18 primary.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers has two major goals: changing how Republicans sell themselves to the American people and how Americans view the Republican Party.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is headlining a fundraiser in Lexington on Thursday for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, a spokesperson for the campaign confirmed.
Despite opposition from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., District leaders advanced a plan to create a new need-based scholarship program funded by the city.
With just days to go in the smash-mouth special election on Floridas Gulf Coast, both parties are managing expectations ahead of what could be a narrow margin of victory.
It was a historic morning in the Senate Thursday, when the Dalai Lama gave the Senates opening prayer in place of Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black.