A federal judge based in Green Bay has tossed a Sen. Ron Johnsons Obamacare lawsuit targeting the health benefits for members of Congress and their staff.
The Oklahoma congressional delegation is proud of its Fort Sill Army Base, but that doesnt mean it wants to play host to thousands more unaccompanied child migrants awaiting deportation proceedings.
As rain pelted the capital, more than 200 Muslim Americans gathered in the Cannon House Office Building to break their daily fast.
A jewelry designer with a knack for brightening up Washingtons prim business attire brings her signature necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings to Capitol Hill this week for an exclusive trunk show and sale.
There are things worse than being small, electric and self-balancing in Washington. Such as: Being small, electric and self-balancing and having your tour guides speech regulated in Washington.
Its time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.
The most wide open Republican presidential contest in modern times is shaping up, so a thousand things could change in the 80 long weeks before the first scheduled caucuses and primaries take place. And a couple hundred of them surely will.
The influence of religious conservatives might be waning nationwide, but the movement only stands to grow in Congress.
President Barack Obama called for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza Monday, after an invasion and air assault by Israel in response to rocked attacks by Hamas left hundreds dead.
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy does not officially step into his new job as majority leader until August, but for all intents and purposes, the California Republican has already assumed the visible duties of his next leadership role.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning discrimination by federal contractors against LGBT people without a broad religious exemption included in the Senate-passed Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
Rep. Patrick Murphys campaign made its first ad buy Monday in Floridas 18th District, reserving $1.4 million in cable and broadcast in the West Palm Beach-Treasure Coast media market, according to figures shared first with CQ Roll Call.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk said in a jarring video circulated late Friday that President Barack Obamas Iran policy is leading to nuclear war.
With the Senates regular appropriations work all but dead and an unexpected supplemental spending request for child migrants consuming time and energy on Capitol Hill, a government-wide continuing resolution now appears to be a near certainty for the fall.
As members discuss bathroom breaks, candy and The Peoples Court, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., refuses to yield the Senate floor.
Members of Congress from both parties and chambers took to the airwaves, to social media and the Internet Friday to express a growing anger over indications of Russian involvement in the missile attack that took down an airliner and all 298 aboard over Ukraine on Thursday.
Hoping to stem the child migrant criss, President Barack Obama will meet next Friday with President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, and President Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee moved Rep. Rick Nolan of Minnesota to its Frontline program a reflection of growing concern over his re-election prospects.
Four House Republicans who are also roommates arent messing around with collecting dues for the National Republican Congressional Committee.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced raising $7.2 million in June just about a million dollars more than its Republican counterpart.
Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., is optimistic about Senate support for an appropriations rider that would dismantle local gun laws in the District of Columbia, but he doubts the chamber will consider the measure.
The specially appointed House GOP border surge working group is poised to submit its formal policy recommendations to party leaders, while two of its members appear to be pursuing alternate tracks.
Senate Democratic leaders plan to do an end run around Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden and combine House-passed legislation extending a moratorium on taxing Internet access with a Senate-passed proposal to require online retailers to collect sales tax.
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said the strength of individual candidates will help her party outperform expectations in the upcoming midterms.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsed GOP Rep. Justin Amashs primary challenger in Michigans 3rd District.
Its rare, but sometimes an advertisement in Roll Call says as much about the state of congressional political infighting as our coverage.
Georgia Rep. Jack Kingstons Senate campaign is benefiting from the help of countless friends on Capitol Hill, eschewing the relentless efforts of David Perdue to paint him as a big-spending insider.
As the debate over renewing dozens of expiring tax breaks unfolds this year, House Republicans are making an unusual sales pitch: Congress needs to cope with the fact that the grab bag of reductions is much more costly than lawmakers like to admit.
Despite House Republican attempts to derail decriminalization, marijuana possession becomes a civil offense in the District of Columbia on Thursday, punishable by a $25 fine.
Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., was called into action while flying home Thursday when a young woman a few rows in front of him began having a seizure.
Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the House Financial Services panel, was in a rush to recess a lengthy markup so he and the other lawmakers could make it across the street to the Capitol for evening floor votes.
Pentagon leaders faced heavy opposition from the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday to the Obama administrations requested counterterrorism partnership fund, with members from both parties raising concerns that the proposed $5 billion account amounts to little more than a slush fund for the Defense Department.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he would work as quickly as possible to advance a highway funding patch, but an unemployment extension isnt likely to get a chance to hitchhike on it.
One of the Senates great summer traditions will make a comeback shortly before August recess.
The House on Wednesday passed its seventh fiscal 2015 appropriations measure, backing a Financial Services spending bill that would make steep cuts in funding for the Internal Revenue Service.
A recent incident during which staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was potentially exposed to anthrax is part of a larger pattern of an insufficient culture of safety, Director Thomas R. Frieden told a panel of House lawmakers Wednesday.
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., wants Capitol Hill law enforcement officials to investigate a prominent gun rights advocates praise for threats on her life, calling them evidence of just how outrageous the extreme pro-gun movement has become.
Senators blocked legislation Wednesday that would have required Hobby Lobby and other private employers with religious interests to pay for birth control.