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Two young women will be traveling from states away to cheer on Gillibrand in this years Congressional Womens Softball Game.
The Congressional Womens Softball Game has a bit of a fanatic following this year beyond the dedicated members of Congress, female journalists of the Capitol press corps and their long-suffering families and friends.
A crow flies past the Capitols Statue of Freedom with food in its beak.
Six hours before the start of the new year, the Senate was about to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff and longtime staffer Patrick Mullane was getting ready to leave the Hill for beer. Its just that its taken a few months to get the kegs tapped.
Capitol fixture Rick Hohensee gives a school group the peace sign on the East Front of the Capitol on Thursday. He also played some music at an event where Virginia Indian tribes pressed for federal recognition, also on the East Front.
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., takes a ride on the Senate side Wednesday as he travels from the Capitol to the Russell Senate Office Building via the Senate subway.
Henry Rollins was supposed to talk about clean-water issues and his relationship with the charity Drop in the Bucket, whose mission is to build wells and sanitation systems in schools and to provide education, health and gender equality programs across sub-Saharan Africa.
Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin speaks with reporters as he walks to the Democrats Senate policy luncheon in the Capitol on Tuesday.
Frederick Douglass will officially take his place in the Capitol on June 19, now that Congress has passed legislation authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of the District of Columbias statue of the abolitionist and former resident.
Whats worse than working in a dysfunctional Capitol Hill office? Not having the opportunity to work in one at all. And for a number of wannabe staffers, the road to Capitol Hill is paved with obstacles. Todays question comes from a spirited campaign worker who wonders why his or her skills on the trail havent earned a congressional ID badge.
The national security community on Capitol Hill continues to mourn the recent passing of one of its steadiest hands.
Years after leaving Congress, former Sen. Bob Kasten, R-Wis., has kept his eye on the issues he focused on while he was a member.
Elizabeth Lauten tried on a couple of majors before leaving East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., with a degree in classics.
Staffers take the stairs Monday in this vertigo-inducing shot inside the stairwell of the Hart Senate Office Building.
Media coverage of Fridays House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the IRS controversy was heavy, as evidenced by this bank of cameras at the ready.
Toasted ravioli (meat), deep-fried Twinkies, read the terribly succinct response to our open call for hard-to-find regional foodstuffs.
The District of Columbias Frederick Douglass statue is one step closer to being unveiled in the Capitol now that the Senate has passed a resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the event.
The last time Republicans won a presidential election without a Nixon or a Bush on the ticket was 85 years ago, in 1928. With nearly a full century of electoral data available, the answer to the Republicans presidential ambitions is obvious, and it isnt Christie or Ryan or Paul or Cruz.
Democratic Rep. Timothy H. Bishop talks to a home-state school group from Long Island, N.Y., on the East Front of the Capitol on Thursday.
Leo Tolstoy may have been right when he said that unhappy families are all unhappy in their own way, but he was wrong about happy families all resembling one another. Or perhaps he would have amended his feelings if he had seen Jon Robin Baitzs Other Desert Cities, a close look at a family of elite Californians coming to grips with their fall from grace and their long climb back to it.
Hoping to use Bostons Great Fenway Park Writers Series as a template, two old Washington hands have launched the Greater Washington Writers Series.
Rep. James P. Moran speaks during a press conference on legislation to prohibit horse slaughter operations in the United States and curb horsemeat consumption.