After much public and official rancor over the century-old law governing the height of buildings in the nations capital, a House panel is looking at making one minor, largely noncontroversial change to the law.
AUSTIN, Texas Ronnie Cho, a former White House staffer, is very close to making a decision on whether hell run for Arizonas 7th District this year.
Darrell Issa has apologized to Oversight and Government Reform Committee ranking Democrat Elijah E. Cummings for cutting off his mic, but the chairman isnt changing the course of his committee.
We are literally living in the 10th anniversary of the month in which I knew I would be leaving the GOP, D.C. Councilmember David Catania said on a February afternoon in his office on the fourth floor of the John A. Wilson Building.
No rest for the weary! The 24th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival just wrapped this past weekend, but planning for next years festival is already under way.
After Republicans and seven Democratic defectors teamed up to sink the presidents pick to head the Department of Justices Civil Rights Division last week, some of the presidents allies are redoubling their efforts to claim a scalp of their own: Michael P. Boggs, a nominee for the District Court bench in Georgia.
Whatever the outcome of Tuesdays tight congressional contest in Tampa Bay, this footnote is assured: The winner will become the 64th person in the current House first sent to the Capitol by a special election. Thats an astonishing 15 percent of the membership.
Senate Conservatives Fund an organization that has traditionally supported conservative Senate hopefuls has backed five House candidates.
Solar was the second-largest source of new electricity generating capacity in the U.S., exceeded only by natural gas.
The Virgin Islands non-voting delegate to Congress, Donna M.C. Christensen, announced Saturday that she will run for governor, opening a seat she has safely held for nearly 20 years.
With the March 31 deadline looming to shepherd as many of the uninsured as possible underneath the umbrella of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama has turned to Hollywood for a little help, appearing on Funny or Dies parody talker, Between Two Ferns.
A Pentagon program that analyzes the body movements of world leaders to predict their actions is scheduled to issue a report on an unnamed leader in the fall, USA Today reports.
Notably missing from the extensive roster of speakers at the Senate all-nighter on climate change were moderate Democrats, especially those up for re-election in 2014.
Voters often complain that members of Congress cant seem to agree on anything. You know people are on to something when their own representatives in Washington echo the same complaint one of the few bipartisan sounds emanating from the capital, if not in perfect harmony.
Rep. Blake Farenthold might have the most geek cred in Congress.
Its no news to anyone that Capitol Hills close quarters and young staffers produce some intraoffice dating scenarios. Its only newsworthy when the congressmans involved, but what happens when its just two lonely legislative assistants, quietly getting together after hours? Hill Navigator has some advice for everyone involved bystanders included.
Many public health experts see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the premier disease detection agency not just for the United States but for the entire planet.
Iowa Republicans are on the hunt for a new leader after their controversial chairman, A.J. Spiker, stepped down from his position over the weekend.
The partisan stalemate over restoring lapsed emergency unemployment insurance benefits is expected to continue after Senate Republicans, skeptical of the offset in a new Democratic plan, unveiled their own proposal last week.
Mayor Vincent Gray knew about businessman Jeffrey E. Thompsons shadow campaign to help fund his 2010 campaign, and personally asked for funds, federal prosecutors alleged on Monday.
AUSTIN, Tx. Staffers from Sen. Elizabeth Warrens 2012 campaign gave an inside look at the strategies that helped the Massachusetts Democrat clinch victory at a South By Southwest panel Monday.
Its rare to find someone who is equally passionate about derivatives and modern art in the public policy world. Erica Elliott, formerly communications director for House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and most recently policy adviser at Crowell & Morings public policy group, is that rare person.
A proposal by California Republican Rep. Tom McClintock to rename Yosemites Mammoth Peak after Jessie Benton Fremont might not be the most important legislation Congress will consider this year. But it could be the most enlightened.
Ted Cruz apparently doesnt have a problem with being openly mocked. Even when hes being called a Flintstone Cowboy by reporters dressed up like the cartoon characters with a full-sized pink Dino the Dinosaur presenting the Texas Republican as straight out of the Stone Age.
In their letter Its Time to Finish Ikes Memorial, retired Gen. P.X. Kelley and Frank Fahrenkopf assert that the Eisenhower Memorial controversy has become a partisan and ideological sideshow. Oddly, they never say which parties and ideologies are involved.