Eleven months to the day after Speaker John A. Boehner reminded members to wear appropriate business attire on the House floor, the Ohio Republican was singing a familiar tune Wednesday.
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With only a couple of exceptions, the nearly 20 hopefuls eyeing the Oval Office are "likely violating" Federal Election Commission regulations that impose strict limits on candidates testing the waters of a White House bid, said Paul Ryan, senior counsel at the Campaign Legal Center.
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Fewer than two months after the Santa Claus impersonator and reindeer farmer who represented southeast Michigan for one term left Congress, the tea party-inspired Republican has filed for bankruptcy.
Low morale among Capitol Police was a hot topic for law enforcement officials on Wednesday during a series of panels convened by the House lawmakers who set the departments budget.
Hes looking a little tan, sounding rested and signaling hes ready. Hes a former senator from a big swing state who was a senior member of the congressional leadership. He was even the runner-up for his partys presidential nomination last cycle.
LOWNDES COUNTY, Ala. A partial list of things not present at the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march: A drone mini-copter, Lynyrd Skynyrds Sweet Home Alabama, Viola Liuzzos roadside memorial.
As of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, the District of Columbia will legalize marijuana, despite warnings from two congressional Republicans that doing so would break the law and could lead to possible prison time for D.C. officials.
In a truly devastating blow, Rep. Scott Rigell came up empty-handed Wednesday in his search for a cookie from the House Carry-Out, a setback thats likely to drag down the rest of his day, maybe even the rest of his week.
Theres no shortage of dire predictions about what would happen if the Supreme Court strikes down the system for awarding subsidies to people seeking insurance under the 2010 health care law.
The top Democrat on the House Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee took advantage of a rare opportunity to grill the chambers top lawyer on the cost of Speaker John A. Boehners lawsuit against President Barack Obama.
A few House Democrats have found more favorable odds in Californias Senate race after former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa eschewed a bid for the open seat.
Everyone who flies on a commercial airliner has heard the announcement that tampering with an airplanes lavatory smoke detector is a federal offense.
Sen. Tim Kaine is the latest Democrat to announce he will not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus speech to a joint meeting of Congress next week.
Republicans scored big gains in the 2010 and 2014 elections because both of those midterms were about President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party. Democrats had successful elections in 2006, 2008 and 2012 primarily because they made those elections about the GOP and George W. Bush, John McCain and Mitt Romney.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid can sport his sunglasses inside, but can he wear such wayfarers on the Senate floor?
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Walk into any barbecue place in the South and youre pretty certain to find walls of fame and photos of the areas local sports heroes. Dine at Carliles BBQ here in Magic City and youll see prominent politicians, mostly rock-ribbed Republicans, interspersed among the likes of Joe Namath, Bart Starr and Bear Bryant.
The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are pushing for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to rally behind an international effort to raise $1.5 billion to end slavery around the globe.
Updated 4:48 p.m. | Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat who is expected to announce a bid against Republican Sen. Rob Portman Wednesday, may get a clear shot at the nomination.
After reports that Capitol Police had stopped children from sledding on the Capitol grounds, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., is taking a stand.
Theyre not billionaire industrialists poised to bankroll millions in the 2016 campaign, but K Street still matters to the crop of aspiring presidential candidates.
A special election in Mississippis 1st District will take place on May 12, according to The Associated Press. The winner will succeed the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee, a Republican who died on Feb. 6 after a battle with brain cancer.
Rep. Eric Swalwell got to Washington three years ago by taking on the establishment: Instead of waiting for Pete Stark, who was 80 at the time, to retire, Swalwell went after the 20-term Democratic incumbent.
Congress has yet another working mom to add to its ranks.
Virginias former first lady, Maureen McDonnell, is heading to prison for a year and a day after she was found guilty of trading favors in return for loans, vacations and gifts. Her husband, former Gov. Bob McDonnell, has also been sentenced and is appealing the ruling. A onetime GOP star, his career is likely over.
Former Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., hinted at a possible comeback bid in his final speech as an U.S. envoy to Africa for the State Department.
You cant go a week without getting one of those Moving on. . . emails from staffers detailing their latest job switch, usually something more glamorous than their last position (which they will bemoan leaving behind, along with an outstanding boss and set of co-workers, as any good staffer should). But how many emails can you read without questioning whether YOU should make the job hop as well? Hill Navigator discusses.