North Carolinas Senate delegation has renewed warnings over a proposal to leave the U.S. tobacco industry unprotected in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and one member is warning he could muster the votes to derail the proposed agreement.
With the Export-Import Bank future still in doubt, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday Democrats would sign on to a Republican-led discharge petition for the embattled export-credit agency.
Many things will change in the House when Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, resigns at the end of October, including employment prospects of his current staff.
Congress averted a government shutdown Wednesday, but allowed another funding deadline to pass unfulfilled.
Cory Booker stood on a platform with eight other senators, holding back his desire to hug them all.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce plans to shatter its previous political spending records during the 2016 elections in a campaign aimed not only at defeating Democrats but also at winning back the soul of the Republican Party.
With the tumultuous race for the White House and the Senate majority up for grabs, races for governor have been barely a sideshow this election cycle.
Just 91 House Republicans voted with every Democrat to keep the government open after midnight Wednesday thats three out of every eight members of the conference.
Its been a wild couple of days for Rep. Trey Gowdy.
In theory, Democrats should be poised to play offense in a Senate election where they must hold onto only 10 seats while Republicans defend 24. But a huge, early spending blitz by GOP party committees, candidates and outside groups may upend expectations in contested states from Illinois to Nevada.
Forceful questioning of then-Secret Service Director Julia Pierson helped Rep. Jason Chaffetz earn the notice he needed to grab the House Oversight and Government Reform gavel in the 114th Congress.
Outrage over Capitol Hills meddling in the District of Columbias affairs could soon come full circle.
Four times a year, when campaigns reach their quarterly fundraising reporting deadlines, email inboxes across the country start to flood with pitches that seemingly become more shameless each time.
Rep. Ron DeSantis, the Florida Republican who is one of nine founding members of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, said at a campaign event Sunday hed be open to supporting an outsider for speaker when the House meets to vote for a new leader Oct. 8.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee wants to hear directly from Secretary of State John Kerry about the situation in Syria, as Russia has begun to conduct airstrikes.
What do you do if youre being sexually harassed in your office? one user asked Monday morning on the anonymous Capitol Hill social-networking app Cloakroom.
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued two urgent recommendations that the Washington, D.C., Metro system be placed under federal oversight in the wake of safety issues.
In this weeks edition of Office Space, Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., shows off African statues, fake fruit and a George W. Bush talking doll.
Rep Luis V. Gutierrez, one of Congress most outspoken advocates for immigrants, on Wednesday called for expanding the Affordable Care Act to cover all of the estimated 11 million undocumented migrants in the United States.
Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday said fellow Republican presidential candidate Ted. Cruz is done for in the Senate.
Ward Baker has a tough act to follow: his own. As the National Republican Senatorial Committees political director during the last election cycle, the former Marine helped orchestrate a stunning nine-seat GOP gain, seizing Senate control for the first time since 2006.