For much of this summer, North Carolina has been Democrats Colorado. Looking toward 2016, Democrats have a shot at unseating the incumbent senator but no candidate.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that protesters at the Supreme Court of the United States are confined to the sidewalk, which was disappointing news to those who argued that restricting demonstrations on the courts plaza violated the First Amendment.
Congressional Hits and Misses member marathon rolls on this week with Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican and presidential contender who doesnt shy away from wacko birds, syrup guzzling or scaring children.
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned an injunction that would have halted the National Security Administrations bulk collection of Americans telephone records, but the judges also allowed a lawsuit against the program to move forward.
Eric Cantor, the former House Majority Leader who primary election loss was one of the biggest political shockers of 2014, has re-emerged from the private sector to lend his support to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bushs campaign in his home state.
Donald Trump may be polling far ahead of the rest of the GOP presidential field, but theres one constituency that remains reluctant to support the insurgent candidate: Congress.
The legal team representing Douglas Hughes plans to poke holes in congressional testimony from federal officials who were called before Congress in the wake of Hughes April 15 landing of his gyrocopter on the Capitols West Front Lawn.
As appropriators get down to business on fiscal 2016 spending, one House Republican is asking key players in the deal-making process not to compromise on their proposal to strip funding for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission.
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.
Wear it when you have the evening gown competition, said Anise Jenkins, a longtime D.C. statehood activist, when she handed Haely Jardas a bright red hat with Free D.C. emblazoned in white letters.
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.
As Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and his presidential campaign embarked this week on a western swing working their way from Alaska to Utah they hoped to send a message to his fellow Republican candidates that Paul is in it for the long haul.
Sen. Marco Rubio sounds rather bearish on repealing Obamacare anytime soon, even if he or another Republican becomes president.
One of the State Departments congressional overseers is expressing fresh concerns about federal data security after this weeks inspector general report about the use of private email at the embassy in Japan.
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.
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.
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.
After Wednesdays shooting during a local television news live shot in Virginia, the White House said President Barack Obama is continuing to call for new gun safety laws.
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.
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.
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.