House Democrats will launch a series of attacks on Republicans over college affordability over the next two weeks, when members of Congress will fan out across the country for the Easter recess.
Congressional Progressive Caucus members were emboldened this week.
Blame it on the pre-recess jitters. Or perhaps vote-a-rama fatigue.
Speaker John A. Boehner, in an interview that aired Sunday, said the House will act quickly to tighten sanctions on Iran should the administrations nuclear talks with the Islamic republic fail.
The congressional ethics police have launched a formal investigation into allegations that Rep. Edward Whitfield has been using his House seat for family gain.
Before leaving town for two weeks, lawmakers learned arithmetic, quacked at one another and practiced three-point turns. This is Hits and Misses.
One of the Houses most liberal Democrats vowed to be the squeaky wheel if congressional leaders agree to recommendations from Hill law enforcement to limit access to the Capitol on July Fourth.
Abandon all hope, ye who happen to park anywhere near geometrically challenged-motorist Eleanor Holmes Norton.
Florida Democrat Bill Nelson used the annual Senate vote-a-rama to dis Republican Gov. Rick Scotts alleged ban on the terms climate change and global warming.
Aaron Schock, whose resignation officially takes effect on March 31, may be leaving Congress, but not before breaking just one more House rule: Schock brought coffee to the House chamber Thursday.
Adopting rhetoric similar to Illinois Senator and Minority Whip Richard J. Durbins back of the bus comment that drew the ire of Republicans, about a dozen women congregated outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnells office Thursday to protest the delay on confirming Loretta Lynch.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio introduced a bill Thursday aimed at loosening the District of Columbias gun laws.
Speaker John A. Boehner dismissed Barack Obama Thursday as an anti-war president unwilling to lead an international coalition against the Islamic State terror group, also known as ISIS or ISIL; al-Qaida and other terrorist organizations.
Former Speaker J. Dennis Hastert delivered a blunt reminder to farm-state lawmakers about the clout of the ethanol industry with a visit for nearly an hour to the main lobby off the Senate floor during votes on Tuesday, while he worked to stave off a call by conservatives to eliminate the renewable fuels standard.
Eric Holcomb, a congressional staffer and former Indiana GOP chairman, announced a bid Thursday to succeed retiring Sen. Dan Coats, becoming the first Republican to enter what could be a crowded primary field.
Lobbyists who left K Street in recent months to take jobs on Capitol Hill left behind big salaries and numerous clients that have a stake in the debates their new bosses are engaged in.
People dont get up every morning and read the Federal Register.
Bill Cassidy, the freshman senator from Louisiana and a doctor, has been pushing fellow Republicans in his first few months in the Senate to embrace an alternative to Obamacare one he predicts will insure more people without mandates.
Robert McAlister didnt know anything about the coffee business. But he knew he enjoyed drinking coffee.
Harry Reids bid to push a new highway through Nevada before he faces the voters next year has a powerful Republican ally James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma.
Following Mondays conservative pep rally down at Liberty University, its obvious that 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz believes in himself. Personally investing in said product or, at least, his online persona is something entirely different.
A 30-minute pray-in organized at the door of Speaker John A. Boehners office by anti-abortion groups ended Wednesday morning with eight arrests.
Lawmakers are always eager to use appropriations bills to make political statements; this year, House Republicans are using the power of the purse to weigh in on President Barack Obamas move to normalize U.S. and Cuba relations.
The Capitol Rotunda will close for six weeks this summer for scaffolding installation as part of the $60 million Dome restoration project.
Michigan Rep. Dan Benishek said Tuesday he has decided to break a self-imposed term limit and run for re-election next year.
Mitchell Rivard, the new president of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Congressional Staff Association, said he and the groups board have a plan to broaden their organization.
Sen. James M. Inhofe kicked off budget week with a floor speech on the sequel to his Pilots Bill of Rights, which the Oklahoma Republican acknowledged Monday is not a big deal to the general public, but it is to anyone who is a pilot.
An emotional Jack Nicklaus received the Congressional Gold Medal Tuesday, honoring his achievements on and off the golf course.