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Several months since the revelation broke that Rep. Scott DesJarlais engaged in inappropriate relationships with patients during his pre-congressional career as a doctor, the tea-party-backed, two-term Tennessee Republican will pay a fine and receive admonishment from the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners.
Updated 3:57 p.m. | Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Ala., will resign from Congress later this year to take a job at the University of Alabama, CQ Roll Call has confirmed.
Senate Majority Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tangled over nominations for the second day in a row Thursday, with Reid raising the possibility of changing the filibuster rules on a simple majority vote to speed action.
Just a day after the Justice Department disclosed publicly that four Americans had been killed overseas as a result of targeted drone strikes, two senators are calling for an independent red-strike analysis before launching lethal strikes directed at other Americans.
Bipartisan momentum is building for legislation that would give reporters new legal protections from government authorities who want them to reveal their confidential sources. But its far from clear whether the effort can overcome the objections that derailed similar bills in the Senate in 2007 and 2009.
Kate Yglesias Houghton, a staffer at the Democratic National Committee, has been helping organize the Congressional Womens Softball Game since its inception five years ago.
Six hours before the start of the new year, the Senate was about to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff and longtime staffer Patrick Mullane was getting ready to leave the Hill for beer. Its just that its taken a few months to get the kegs tapped.
As pressure mounts on Capitol Hill to address the rising number of cases of sexual assault in the military, Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, suggested that he supports the House taking action through legislation.
Hawaiian politicians are heading into uncharted waters in 2014, when they will navigate the first election cycle since statehood without the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye.
When lawmakers head home to their districts for the Memorial Day recess next week, theyll likely face questions from constituents about the sequester, efforts on Capitol Hill to mitigate its effects and what could happen if the arbitrary spending cuts are not re-evaluated from agency to agency.
Sen. Mitch McConnell is continuing his push to tie Democratic efforts to increase campaign finance disclosures to the IRS scandal. In a new Washington Post opinion piece, the Kentucky Republican warns of the spread of the speech police under the Obama administration.
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx sidestepped persistent questioning Wednesday about how to fill revenue shortfalls in the Highway Trust Fund, telling senators weighing his confirmation as Transportation secretary that he would bring together a wide variety of stakeholders
Frederick Douglass will officially take his place in the Capitol on June 19, now that Congress has passed legislation authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of the District of Columbias statue of the abolitionist and former resident.
When Sen. John McCain recently introduced legislation to reshape how consumers watch cable television, he knew he was picking a fight with some of the most influential companies in town.