Alex Gangitano

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Over Recess
Turning down the tension in Washington for Thanksgiving

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Over Recess
Warren on sexual harassment, new life for Cups, and ‘Weird Al’ is already taken

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Cups to Remain in Russell
Co-owner Kathy Chung received affirmative email Monday

Updated 4:22 p.m. | The Architect of the Capitol has decided to keep Cups & Company in the Russell Senate Office Building after all.

The beloved coffee spot’s contract will be renewed, co-owner Kathy Chung told Roll Call. The good news came in a Monday email from the AOC, she said.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Over Recess
Franken cut from Letterman special, star sighting, and supporting the home team

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol
Sessions tries out his standup act; late night comics roast Franken; dumb D.C. news

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol
Rosie feuding with the Whip, Palin on the weather and other former reality TV stars on the Hill

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

What to See in the New Museum of the Bible
A short walk from the Capitol, the museum opens Saturday

Washington’s newest museum, a 15-minute walk from the Capitol, debuts this weekend with a little help from Congress’ chaplains.

The Museum of the Bible opens to the public Saturday, following a black-tie dedication gala Thursday night at the Trump hotel.

Slaughter Outed as Not a Texan
The New York Democrat has for years had Texan Barton thinking she was one of them

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, D-N.Y., has, for years, kept Texas Rep. Joe L. Barton thinking she was from Texas.

In the late hours of Tuesday night, during a Rules Committee hearing the tax bill, the truth came out.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol
Kellyanne sighting, Congressional Baseball Game date set, and be on the lookout for John Cleese’s diary

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Take Five: Matt Gaetz
Florida Republican says members of Congress ‘are hamsters on a hamster wheel’

Freshman Rep. Matt Gaetz, 35, a Florida Republican, talks about what he would say to President Donald Trump in a one-on-one meeting, how baby boomers can hurt progress and what he teaches his staffers.

Q: What has surprised you so far about Congress?

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol
Rockin’ mocs, Ryan gets all theatrical, and Mall ballers say game on

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

The Lazy Staffer’s Holiday Gift Guide
Do your holiday shopping on the Hill for under $60

Just in time for holiday shopping, the Senate gift shop has returned to its usual location by the Dirksen Senate Office Building subway stop.

For months, it was operating temporarily in the Russell Senate Office Building basement during renovations.

Sen. Brown Welcomes Granddaughter, Ela
Ohio Democrat is grandfather to six children

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, welcomed his sixth grandchild to his family this weekend.

The senator’s wife, Connie Schultz, posted a photograph on Instagram of Brown and a new granddaughter, Ela Constance.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol
Ryan’s reunion, Coulter’s take on Moore, and your social calendar for the week

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Capitol Hill Figures Out What to Do With 280 Characters
Members finding creative ways to use Twitter’s expanded limit

Lawmakers are experimenting with new ways to communicate with the extra characters Twitter has given them.

The increased 280-character limit for tweets is already being used to post full statements, Q&As with experts or the member, more hashtags and longer lists in a single posting, instead of a series of tweets.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol
Photos of the week; more on Moore; Veterans Day

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

The Newspaperman
Members share memories of Ben Bradlee as HBO biopic premieres in D.C.

HBO’s “The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee” premieres on the network Dec. 4. Some VIPs in D.C. got a sneak peak Wednesday.

Bradlee guided the paper as it peeled away the layers of the Watergate scandal, which toppled the presidency of Richard Nixon. Reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward told the story in their book “All the President’s Men,” later adapted for the film of the same name. 

Word on the Hill
Scalise scoots, Lieu trolls Trump, and a new elected Ellison

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. And some of the best ones are those that we come across while reporting the big ones.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Take Five: Salud Carbajal
California Democrat says regular order in the House ‘is like the Loch Ness Monster’

Freshman Rep. Salud Carbajal, 52, a California Democrat, talks about immigrating from Mexico, Marine boot camp and his Republican friends.

Q: What has surprised you so far about Congress?

Word on the Hill: Newspaperman
Congressional brews, senator gets civics lesson and World Series bet payoffs

HBO’s new documentary “The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee” will make its world premiere in D.C. this evening.

The film is about the late legendary Washington Post executive editor who died in Washington in October 2014 at 93. The film debuts on the network Dec. 4.