On a small altar at the American University chapel sat red, white and blue flowers, a New York Yankees cap, and a picture of a beaming young man standing in front of the White House.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may think that a wall along the U.S.-Canada border is a legitimate idea to look into, but two U.S. senators think its dumb and terrible.
Sen. Ted Cruz said next weeks rally outside the Capitol with Donald Trump will get more eyeballs and TV cameras with the fellow Republican presidential candidate in attendance.
President Barack Obamas renaming of Mount McKinley to Denali has raised the hackles of Speaker John A. Boehner, but the rest of his Alaska trip may rile the GOP even more as the president highlights the effects of climate change and his go-it-alone plans to tackle it.
DOVER, N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan stands in front of a green screen. To her left, a stick-on motif on the wall prompts her to Choose Your Adventure Here.
The Government Publishing Office is on track to report the lowest number of workplace discrimination complaints in nearly 20 years, the agency announced Monday.
Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., leads all four of the potential Democratic opponents in head-to-head matchups for his 4th District seat, an internal poll conducted for his campaign and obtained by CQ Roll Call shows.
Heres the latest in a CQ Roll Call series of reports on the legacy of Hurricane Katrina, continuing our conversations with New Orleans congressmen Steve Scalise and Cedric L. Richmond:
Sen. Lindsey Grahams presidential campaign has had a tough time getting traction so far, and a new Quinnipiac University poll keeps him in the conversation about who might be the first of the 17 Republican presidential candidates to fold.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the event Republican presidential hopefuls Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and businessman Donald Trump plan to attend outside the Capitol next month is pro-war.
Rare is the senator who hasnt praised Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.s character.
A technician erroneously deleted information from a July inspection report about a serious track defect that caused a train to derail Aug. 6, Metro said in an investigation report released to the public on Friday.
For much of this summer, North Carolina has been Democrats Colorado. Looking toward 2016, Democrats have a shot at unseating the incumbent senator but no candidate.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that protesters at the Supreme Court of the United States are confined to the sidewalk, which was disappointing news to those who argued that restricting demonstrations on the courts plaza violated the First Amendment.
Congressional Hits and Misses member marathon rolls on this week with Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican and presidential contender who doesnt shy away from wacko birds, syrup guzzling or scaring children.
Donald Trump may be polling far ahead of the rest of the GOP presidential field, but theres one constituency that remains reluctant to support the insurgent candidate: Congress.
Amelia Boynton Robinson, the 104-year-old civil rights activist whose role in the 1965 Bloody Sunday march from Selma to Montgomery was celebrated in this years 50th anniversary of the event, in the movie Selma and by her appearance at this years State of the Union, died Wednesday. She was 104.
Wear it when you have the evening gown competition, said Anise Jenkins, a longtime D.C. statehood activist, when she handed Haely Jardas a bright red hat with Free D.C. emblazoned in white letters.
An awesome hug with the vice president, seeing the president at Nationals Park, attending a Champions of Change event at the White House it was all packed into a Senate internship this summer and came just a few months after Mohy Omer, a refugee from Sudan, had become a U.S. citizen.
As Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and his presidential campaign embarked this week on a western swing working their way from Alaska to Utah they hoped to send a message to his fellow Republican candidates that Paul is in it for the long haul.
Pre-trial orders from the federal judge overseeing Rep. Chaka Fattahs corruption case have made it hard and expensive for the Pennsylvania Democrat to do his job in Congress.
After it provoked a dispute between key players in Capitol Hills ethics enforcement process, Congress handed a probe of Azerbaijan travel to the executive branch and headed out for recess. But the battle is still brewing in Washington.
Ah, the Iowa State Fair, where 2016 candidates vying for the highest office in the land hoist themselves into tractors, hork down pork on a stick, pose for awkward selfies and try, unsuccessfully, not to look to sweaty for the camera.
Many advocates for revamping immigration laws have tried to coax Congress into action over the years, but a particularly powerful one will be arriving next month: Pope Francis.