Roughly 2 million workers whose unemployment insurance benefits have expired will likely have to wait until late March or early April for the Senate to vote again on an extension, Democrats and Republicans said.
Rep. Alan Graysons estranged wife has voluntarily dropped a restraining order against him, according to a statement from his office.
In a state that was expected to play host to multiple competitive contests this year, Democrats are dueling for the nomination and most likely, the seat in northeastern Iowas open 1st District.
Back when he was the driving force behind only two budding hospitality concepts, Capitol Hill restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn looked around his slice of Southeast D.C. and figured the place could use some razzle-dazzle.
Nancy Folbre debunks a common misconception that solar is a niche industry that is not economically viable.
One of the Districts chief advocates in the House gave some unsolicited guidance to Mayor Vincent Gray and the D.C. Council on Wednesday.
Its not every day someone chronicles the aftermath of a fall from grace.
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., said Wednesday that she believes flood insurance legislation was the deciding factor in Tuesdays special election in Florida, not health care.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he supports legislation passed by a Kentucky Senate committee Wednesday to change the states election law to allow one candidate to run in multiple federal races on the same ballot.
Stars and Stripes reports that the Senate wants answers from Pentagon officials on why the Defense Department spent more than $754 million last fiscal year on parts it didnt need.
With corruption allegations threatening to derail his campaign for the April 1 primary, Mayor Vincent Gray is putting his reputation up against Uncle Earl.
The Club for Growths political action arm announced Wednesday it is supporting Dan Sullivan in the Republican Senate primary in Alaska.
Speaker John A. Boehner said authority sought by President Barack Obama to extend IMF loans to Ukraine isnt needed.
When the options are promising more funding for sick children or preserving the funding for booze and balloons at political conventions, the choice should be about as obvious as it ever gets in Congress.
The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee torched the CIA in a floor speech Tuesday, charging the agency with spying on her committees computers in a possibly illegal search she said has been referred to the Department of Justice for possible prosecution.
The District of Columbia had a strong presence at South By Southwest this year, a sign of the citys focus on boosting its tech cred.
Capitol Hill got you down? Maybe you didnt get the press secretary position you were so qualified for. Maybe your merit raise hardly amounted to a cost-of-living adjustment? Or perhaps the boss that loved you is retiring, or caught in some embarrassing scandal, and youre done listening to people scream at you over the telephone.
The crisis in Ukraine has injected a new element of Cold War politics, as well as a supporting cast of European diplomats and Washington lobbyists, into the debate on Capitol Hill over natural-gas exports.
After much public and official rancor over the century-old law governing the height of buildings in the nations capital, a House panel is looking at making one minor, largely noncontroversial change to the law.
AUSTIN, Texas Ronnie Cho, a former White House staffer, is very close to making a decision on whether hell run for Arizonas 7th District this year.
Darrell Issa has apologized to Oversight and Government Reform Committee ranking Democrat Elijah E. Cummings for cutting off his mic, but the chairman isnt changing the course of his committee.
We are literally living in the 10th anniversary of the month in which I knew I would be leaving the GOP, D.C. Councilmember David Catania said on a February afternoon in his office on the fourth floor of the John A. Wilson Building.
No rest for the weary! The 24th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival just wrapped this past weekend, but planning for next years festival is already under way.
After Republicans and seven Democratic defectors teamed up to sink the presidents pick to head the Department of Justices Civil Rights Division last week, some of the presidents allies are redoubling their efforts to claim a scalp of their own: Michael P. Boggs, a nominee for the District Court bench in Georgia.
Whatever the outcome of Tuesdays tight congressional contest in Tampa Bay, this footnote is assured: The winner will become the 64th person in the current House first sent to the Capitol by a special election. Thats an astonishing 15 percent of the membership.
Senate Conservatives Fund an organization that has traditionally supported conservative Senate hopefuls has backed five House candidates.
Solar was the second-largest source of new electricity generating capacity in the U.S., exceeded only by natural gas.