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Carper led a full committee hearing on The Navy Yard Tragedy: Examining Government Clearances and Background Checks.
Three months after the day 12 people were gunned down in Washingtons Navy Yard, a Senate panel questioned whether screening is up to par at federal facilities and if privately contracted guards are adequately trained for active shooter situations.
Sara Morris, the incoming acting director of the Federal Communications Commissions office of legislative affairs, shouldnt be surprised if members of Congress ring her soon about the agencys new rule clearing the way for cellphone use on airplanes.
Mr. and Mrs. Claus, a clown and D.C. Uniteds Talon will be in the Cannon Caucus Room Tuesday to celebrate Christmas.
The rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act has piqued interest in the text of the bill, according to statistics released by the Government Printing Office.
Jesse Ryan Loskarn, the fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander, will be released into the custody of his parents, Chuck and Laura Loskarn, and spend the month or so until his grand jury trial in their Sykesville, Md., home under detention.
Holiday parties! Free food and drinks and Christmas trees abound. But if youre a Hill staffer with a long dance card, how do you decide where to go? Hill Navigator helps.
This column typically functions by having you, my devoted readers, send me out in search of that which your taste buds simply cant live without, but today Im taking the initiative.
Well, that was quick. Not quite seven months after being tapped as CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, former Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., is stepping down.
At the urging of Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., District leaders are talking out their differing opinions on the future of the Height Act.
With a record 101 women serving in Congress, the National Womens History Museum is hoping to finally bring to fruition its dream of a permanent home on the National Mall.
As a deputy chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Darrel Thompson worked on the forefront of economic development and labor issues for one of the nations most prominent politicians.
A. Scott Bergs Wilson, a biography of the 28th president, covers what everybody knows about Woodrow Wilson: He was an academic wunderkind, educational and political reformer, governor, president, statesman, visionary. Berg also includes whats less well-known: probable racist.
Members of Congress who have gone along with the idea that they should get insurance through Obamacares system of exchanges are getting a stronger dose of medicine than they bargained for.
Legislative assistant. Legislative correspondent. Legislative director. Intern. Capitol Hill jargon is filled with important titles. But what if your title confuses your colleagues? And what separates an intern from the elusive fellow? Hill Navigator discusses below:
Got a firm ho-ho-hold on your holiday dining plans for the remainder of the year?
Sometimes its easier to get noticed when youre young by being meaner and crueler than anyone else. But ultimately that can catch up with you.
Mike Abramson is the master of federal government printing style.
Rebranding the Government Printing Office as the Government Publishing Office is one strategy that could help the 152-year-old federal agency cope with a changing information landscape.
Im going to miss Joe Granos pitches. The Washington activist was a bare-knuckle brawler for varied causes, from historic preservation to D.C. citizens representation, and he knew how to get his message across with panache.
Think your office likes you? Really likes you? Sure, a manager can dole out praise and Christmas gift baskets with maple syrup straight from the home state. But when it comes to substantial raises, most offices plead indigent and offer a small cost-of-living adjustment. Hill Navigator is here to break the bad news, or at least prepare you for a better conversation.