The news that Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is giving serious consideration to running for president spread like wildfire over the weekend.
U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine plans to step down in January, capping a contentious three years as the Hills top cop.
New Englands only Tossup election got a little more complicated last week, when Maines Joe Baldacci, the brother of former Gov. John Baldacci, filed to run as a Democrat in the 2nd District.
Planned Parenthood funding will continue despite outrage mostly from Republicans over videos showing officials discussing the sale of aborted body parts.
For three of the 14 presidential candidates participating in Mondays Voters First Forum, the timing was less than ideal.
GOP lawmakers who have declared their opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran have so far failed to articulate a detailed strategy for what would come next if they secure enough votes to derail the agreement.
For the second time on Capitol Hill, staffers, lawmakers and citizens gathered in the Rayburn foyer, removed their shoes, donned orange head scarves and participated in a centuries-old Sikh tradition.
Lawmakers across the political spectrum have celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act over the past week none more than Sen. Orrin G. Hatch.
By the looks of the most recent report from the Office of Congressional Ethics, the first six months of 2015 were some of the busiest since the agency launched six years ago, at the beginning of the 111th Congress. But lawmakers remain lax about policing themselves.
In his bid for Senate in Florida, the biggest thing standing in Democratic Rep. Alan Graysons way is . . . Alan Grayson.
Even though Senate support for a medical marijuana bill is building, its not getting the backing it needs to advance.
In a few weeks, the Pentagon will announce the companies picked to develop Americas next bomber jet, sparking a budget war that will last for years and reshape the defense industry, experts say.
Members wrapped up the last week in July with rhetorical questions, pipe smoke and empty toothpaste tubes.
Long before the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a Minneapolis dentist triggered an international outcry over the illegal hunting, one U.S. Congressman confidently bragged about killing and eating his own conquests.
Former Indiana Rep. Baron P. Hills road to the Senate wont be any easy one, but Democrats think they have a roadmap to get him there.
Life on Capitol Hill was good for a few fleeting moments Thursday, as members and staff wandered from wet-nosed critter to furry-faced charmer in pursuit of the perfect cuddle.
Depending on how things shake out, Missouri voters could face a bizarro world next fall: A former Democrat running as the Republican nominee for governor against a Democrat who used to be a Republican.
The Senate approved a resolution Thursday declaring July 30, 2015, National Whistleblower Appreciation Day, though senators own staffers are not afforded the same protections as other federal workers.
The Senate passed its long-term highway bill shortly after noon Thursday, and then agreed to a House-passed three-month extension before completing work for the day.
As the House headed for August recess, a group of 64 lawmakers is uniting against reducing the role of Alexander Hamilton on the 10-dollar bill.
TAKOMA PARK, Md. Thousands of house parties gathered throughout the country Wednesday night to collectively #feelthebern.
Strong words today from the White House over those Planned Parenthood videos showing officials with the nations leading abortion provider discussing the sale of aborted body parts. But not for Planned Parenthood.
As Congress considers an overhaul of toxic chemical regulations, a new analysis has brought the issue close to home perhaps a little too close for comfort.