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Col. John Graham Keliher, an Army veteran, former Hill staffer and Department of Energy employee, died on March 7. He was 82.
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A bipartisan coalition of 13 senators is asking soccers governing body to give consideration to relocating the 2018 World Cup out of Russia, citing the the incursion into the territory of Ukraine.
Negotiating tight spots, a source maintains, isnt the only thing Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton has trouble with when shes behind the wheel.
BOSTON Lord. What an amazing day this has been, Senate Chaplain Barry Black said, offering an opening prayer for a session of a replica chamber constructed as the centerpiece of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate.
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, 26 bikers in green jerseys turned off of First Street and headed straight toward the Capitol Dome.
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an executive order Tuesday prohibiting D.C. officials and employees from approving official travel to Indiana in response to the states controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
The tastemakers calling the shots at The District Fishwife are not afraid to reel in folks with the intoxicating aromas of beer-battered, deep-fried, finger-licking-good seafood.
Voters in Illinois 18th District will select a replacement for Rep. Aaron Schock this summer, but exactly when remains unclear.
He may (again) be done punching a clock under the Dome. But boomerang staffer Shane Skelton remains in awe of what hes seen and done while working in the legislative branch.
Benghazi Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy wants answers and the truth, presumably from Hillary Clinton regarding her use of a private email address and server during her time as secretary of State, and he wants those answers no later than May 1.
There are plenty of reasons to believe Jeb Bush, the former two-term governor of Florida, son of a former president and brother of another former president, cannot win the 2016 Republican nomination.
Former President Bill Clinton made his first endorsement of the 2016 cycle Tuesday, backing former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland in his bid for Senate.
Every moviegoer knows the ending is important. Josh Levin ended the five-year run of his West End Cinema on March 29 with one last screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, choosing to go out with a laugh.
If you care about politics at all, you probably know Rep. Tammy Duckworth has entered the Illinois Senate race. She hopes to be the Democratic nominee against first-term GOP Sen. Mark S. Kirk next year, though other Democrats are said to be looking at bids.
Not everybody gets to travel overseas during the two-week House recess just ask Louie Gohmert.
House lawmakers left for a two-week recess on a high note Thursday, with members of both parties banding together in nearly equal measure to pass a substantive piece of legislation.
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.