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.
It was eight years ago today that Sen. Larry Craigs congressional career ended up in the toilet.
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.
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.
Sen. Marco Rubio sounds rather bearish on repealing Obamacare anytime soon, even if he or another Republican becomes president.
September is looming large, with the August recess eventually coming to an end. But these several weeks arent wasted time. On the contrary, August recess actually improves a congressional offices effectiveness, says Brad Fitch, president of the Congressional Management Foundation and a former Hill staffer.
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.
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker is home in Tennessee, but he said Wednesday hes been on the phone a lot about Iran particularly with moderate Democrats.
Hey, whats a little trash talk among hoopsters? Baller-in-chief Barack Obama welcomed the WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury to the White House today, and, according to the official White House transcript, POTUS engaged in a little back and forth with the Mercurys Diana Taurasi:
Ethics problems can be serious trouble for any politician, but party strategists often use Federal Election Committee complaints to play games with the opposition, because the allegation has a slim chance of being ruled on before Election Day.
Measuring the scope of Congress ability to shield its work from prosecutors, Department of Justice lawyers and attorneys representing Sen. Robert Menendez seem to agree on only one point: The New Jersey Democrats assistance securing tourist and student visas for Dr. Salomon Melgens young, foreign girlfriends falls into the unprotected category.
Democrats want to hold the White House, take back the majorities in the Senate and the House, and gain ground in governorships. But what happens when those are conflicting goals?
We might never know exactly who President Barack Obama had on his mind when he called people crazies Monday night.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. Embattled GOP Rep. Frank C. Guinta may be one of the most vulnerable congressional incumbents in the country, but you wouldnt know it if you spent time with the Republican congressman in his district.
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.
The No. 3 Senate Republican hinted there may be no effort to use fast-track budget procedures to get an Obamacare repeal to the presidents desk this year.
A week after Congress Aug. 13 deadline for members filing financial disclosures a deadline already extended 90 days from May 15 there are still almost a dozen members who have not turned in their forms.
The oppressively ugly tangle of plastic sheeting and two-by-fours thats dominated the Hart Building atrium for several months is, paradoxically, a reminder of just how much inspirational beauty infuses the Capitol complex.