Members of Congress and Capitol Hill staffers looking to enroll in the health care exchanges this weekend will have to wait until Saturday night, as the website administering enrollment is down for maintenance. The enrollment period for congressional employees began on Nov. 10 and ends on Dec. 8.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., likely the next chairman of the Senate committee with oversight over Washington, D.C., said Thursday that he would like to hold a hearing on marijuana legalization.
Appropriators appear to be making good progress on behind-the-scenes negotiations on a big omnibus bill to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year.
Good news for Speaker John A. Boehner: The next Republican Study Committee chairman wants to work with him and he doesnt want any public fights.
Much of the movie Fargo takes place in Minnesota, the home state of the aide in charge of the campaign that propelled Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell to the role of Senate majority leader in the next Congress.
Minnesota Republican Tom Emmer, the staunchly conservative congressman-elect preparing to replace retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, drew three takeaways from his recent training on House ethics rules.
On the final day of orientation, new members of Congress, their staff and the media packed into a Rayburn committee hearing room Wednesday to find out their fate for office selection.
Think its too early for softball? Think again.
In addition to longer workweeks, it appears the Senate will be in session more frequently in 2015.
Months after Cantorland was turned upside down by their boss stunning primary defeat, two key members of the ex-majority leaders team are returning to the workforce, opening a lobbying firm with another prominent former Hill staffer.
Soldier. Lawmaker. Mother.
A vandal struck the Republican National Committee headquarters on Veterans Day, according to Capitol Police.
Leaving Wednesdays closed briefing on the fight against the Islamic State, the terror group also known as ISIS or ISIL, Sen. John McCain said he doubted the Obama administration really wanted to have a new Authorization for Use of Military Force at all.
Time is running out for Michael P. Boggs, whose nomination by President Barack Obama to the district court bench in Georgia roiled Democrats and raised new questions about the longstanding Senate practice of giving senators a veto over court picks in their home states.
Senate Republicans have a battle for a gavel.
In a triumph for the seniority system and a blow to Nancy Pelosis clout, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. of New Jersey beat Rep. Anna G. Eshoo of California in a hard-fought race for ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein expects her panels long-delayed report on the CIAs use of torture to be released before Republicans take over the chamber, signaling to reporters theres one sticking point left.
An effort backed by the Obama administration to overhaul the NSAs controversial surveillance activities died in the Senate Tuesday.
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who has ruffled plenty of feathers lately, reclaimed some goodwill with her caucus Monday, bypassing more established members to name Ben Ray LujŠn the next chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
A Senate bill aimed at approving the Keystone XL pipeline stalled Tuesday, dealing a blow to Sen. Mary L. Landrieus tough re-election bid.
Maybe the lovers of congressional curiosities still havent mined the 2014 election results for all the political and institutional trivia pushed toward the surface.
Rep. Edward Whitfield is facing new allegations he has been using his House seat for family gain and is pushing back against a report that he was using his position to boost his wifes stock portfolio.
With frigid winds whipping around the 288 foot-tall Capitol Dome, Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers said the next phase of the nearly $60 million restoration project has begun.
Welcome to the holiday season! Its full of receptions, cocktail parties and Christmas cards, all things Hill Navigator endorses (in moderation, of course). But how do you go about sending cards to your workplace contacts? Hill Navigator discusses.
The Democrats may have taken a pummeling in this months elections, but K Street still sees value in hiring them.
As House members finalize their senior leadership and committee posts, money is playing a decisive role in who occupies and retains the chambers seats of power.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is hoping Republicans will play ball on confirming a number of President Barack Obamas nominations before they take over the majority in the next Congress, but that list wont include the next attorney general.