Republican Dan Donovan easily won a special election in New Yorks 11th District Tuesday night, solidifying his role as the successor to disgraced ex-Rep. Michael G. Grimm.
Amos Snead is showing off his roots.
Sens. Lindsey Graham and Patrick J. Leahy hosted Sir Elton John at the Capitol Tuesday evening as part of a push to ensure funding for the bipartisan effort to combat AIDS.
Members of the Virginia and District of Columbia delegations are urging Congress not to change the rules governing Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, citing an increasing imbalance between the regions two major airports.
Senate defense hawks fired warning shots over the Air Forces nose on Tuesday over plans to retire the A-10 Warthog, vowing to fund the fleet through the National Defense Authorization Act.
In the long-running judicial wars between the Senate and the White House, the first skirmish of the year is flaring into the open this week.
Well, somebody really did it this time. In an apparent violation of an inviolable maxim, someone on the Senate side went ahead and messed with Texas.
Complaining about campaign spending is a time-honored tradition, along with the Kentucky Derby and Major League Baseball. But a closer look reveals the dollars spent on controlling government pales in comparison to spending in other areas of life.
Hump day goes humanitarian this week with the help of the real American heroes: biscuit sandwich-crafting toques.
It started at 10 a.m. More than 18 hours later, at 4:39 a.m., it ended.
The first few months of 2015 brought a flurry of activity at the Office of Congressional Ethics, with the quasi-independent agency launching 15 preliminary reviews of allegations of misconduct involving members or staff of the House. The office also lost its chairman, former Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla.
Not long after George J. Mitchell gave up a federal judgeship in Maine for an appointment to the Senate, he found himself sleeping on a cot.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has weighed in on Sen. Ted Cruzs effort to strike down a District of Columbia law aimed at combating workplace discrimination, seemingly supporting Cruzs effort.
. . . Voters choose our party nominee, not out-of-touch party bosses sipping cognac in a smoke-filled room in Washington, D.C.
Disenfranchised District denizens who dare to dream of one day having a say in how Congress handles its business can once again raise their voices in unison during DC Votes 3 Star Ball.
In fewer than two days last week, more than 100 hackers coders, business analysts, former congressional staffers and grass-roots advocacy specialists developed 11 projects aimed at helping Congress function more effectively and transparently.
Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood raised more than $500,000 in five weeks since entering the special election to replace Republican Aaron Schock, according to figures provided first to CQ Roll Call.
Scott Howell doesnt remember Jan. 25.
ROCKVILLE, Md. Maryland Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen faced off for the first time Sunday, showcasing sharply different styles as they vie for the Democratic nomination for Senate.
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy opened his Friday memo to House members regarding Mays legislative agenda by quoting Steve Jobs and praising Republicans for the victories theyve overseen in the first 100 days of the 114th Congress.
President Barack Obama wants to see a bipartisan patent overhaul reach his desk before the end of 2015, and the White House is responding favorably to the new Senate bill introduced this week.
Members spent last week on Capitol Hill playing with BB guns, recommending sewage-based water fountains and searching for Dr. Pepper.
Illinois Rep. Robin Kelly met with the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee about a possible Senate bid, according to a source with knowledge of the meeting.
Its been a week since Speaker John A. Boehner warned the stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal backed by President Barack Obama needed help from the White House. On Thursday there were indications the president is stepping up his efforts.
The National Republican Congressional Committee added eight more members to its Patriot program Friday, according to a list provided first to CQ Roll Call.
When Bernard Sanders declared his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, he joined a lengthening roster of gadflies who have run in order to push the party to the left. So will it matter that he is not now, never has been and does not plan to become an actual Democrat?
For Rep. Tom Graves, his role as chairman of the subcommittee that doles out funds for the legislative branch is an opportunity to put his fiscal conservative principles into practice.