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.
This years second big comeback bid by a disgraced ex-congressman got underway at midnight, and it came in a manner the New York tabloids might describe as Weiners soft launch.
The conservative base is clamoring for the House to consider its first abortion-related bill of the 113th Congress, but at least one ousted GOP moderate is sounding an alarm about the political dangers for her party.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas conceded Wednesday that he doesnt trust fellow Republicans to not agree to fast-track a debt ceiling increase as part of a budget conference, after prodding by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
Henry Rollins was supposed to talk about clean-water issues and his relationship with the charity Drop in the Bucket, whose mission is to build wells and sanitation systems in schools and to provide education, health and gender equality programs across sub-Saharan Africa.
Sen. Rand Paul is still using an obsolete GOP talking point that Roll Call debunked back in March and since then, hes only gotten more wrong.
The Republican Party, long-marooned from the Latino voting bloc, has begun a concerted effort to mobilize this constituency as its own, particularly ahead of the 2014 and 2016 elections.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will host a reception Wednesday night for its best recruits, according to an invitation obtained by CQ Roll Call.
Rep. Sander M. Levin endorsed state House Democratic Floor Leader Rudy Hobbs on Wednesday in the Democratic primary for Michigans 14th District.
While national polls havent shown a shift in the publics opinion of President Barack Obamas performance, recent controversies have, in my view, significantly changed the political landscape.
Even as emergency personnel continued to search through the debris of Mondays tornado in Oklahoma, talk on Capitol Hill had turned to the question of paying for the recovery.
The Senate Judiciary Committees markup of a comprehensive immigration rewrite took an emotional and tense turn Tuesday evening when Chairman Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., sought to offer an amendment to expand the bill to gay and lesbian couples.
Lawmakers last year gave the military the benefit of the doubt that its leaders were working hard to stop the epidemic of sexual assault within their ranks, opting for a package of modest changes over far more controversial proposals that had drawn staunch opposition from the Pentagon.
Senate Democrats picked up some GOP reinforcements in their bid to get to a conference on a House-Senate budget agreement.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., fought Wednesday morning over when a vote should be held for a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge, which isnt uncommon C-SPAN2 fare. But this battle got particularly heated because it served as a proxy war over the filibuster and Reids threat to go nuclear.
Ten Democrats in Californias congressional delegation announced their support Wednesday morning for Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for the 31st District.
An obvious danger of the IRS political targeting scandal is that congressional and federal investigations will produce much heat but little light.