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Allen, right, a legislative assistant for Sen. Amy Klobuchar , will be among the 36,000 runners at this years Boston Marathon. Lehner, communications director for Sen. Mary L. Landrieu , ran Boston in 2011 and has already qualified for the 2015 marathon.
Kerry Allen knows what its like to go to work on only a few hours of sleep. The legislative assistant for Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is up every morning before sunrise to log miles as part of her training plan for the upcoming Boston Marathon. Even on days when she does double-digit-mile runs, Allen is at her desk in the Hart Senate Office Building by 9 a.m.
With Capitol Hill failing to either stop the Districts local budget autonomy act from becoming law, or pass legislation freeing the citys locally raised funds from the appropriations process, the issue is headed to court and pitting D.C.s elected officials against one another.
The last Potomac Video storefront, a once-sprawling regional video rental empire, will be closing its Avalon location at 5536 Connecticut Ave. NW at the end of May.
Awesome Con made a valiant effort to break the world record for assembled superheroes on Friday at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, but fell short.
Attorneys preparing to sue Mayor Vincent Gray and his administration to force compliance with the Districts budget autonomy law informed all relevant members of Congress before heading to D.C. Superior Court on Thursday.
Arnie Thomas, a former senior vice president at CQ Roll Call, former director of LEGI-SLATE at The Washington Post, president of the A Thomas Group and mentor to scores of people he worked with over the years, died of a heart attack on April 12. He was 66 years old.
Release of the final autopsy report for Miriam Carey, the 34-year-old dental hygienist who was shot outside the Capitol on Oct. 3 after a fast and furious car chase from the White House, has renewed calls for action from an attorney for her family.
Congress has skipped town, so its time to cut a rug.
Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine clarified that his officers are not the media police, following a March 28 police-press run-in that nearly resulted in the arrest of a journalist.
Following a gripe about members of Congress being underpaid that put Rep. James P. Moran at the center of an ongoing debate about congressional pay, the Virginia Democrat proposed adding about $2,800 to the average members $174,000 annual salary, arguing it would help diversify the ranks of Congress.
Amanda Moniz is thrilled whenever the opportunity arises to showcase her twin loves: baking and history. And shes been delighted to discover, via the experimental courses shes developed in conjunction with Hill Center, that others hunger to do so as well.
As states and cities move to liberalize marijuana laws, the administration looks at changes to federal policy and the No. 2 House Democrat reverses course on decriminalization, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. found himself in a charged congressional hearing on Tuesday.
COTTONWOOD, Ariz. | On this, the Republican congressman and the frontman for Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer agree: The Verde Valley is a great place to make wine.
Members of Congress past and present ventured into the National Capital Planning Commissions headquarters last week to weigh in on the long-delayed Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial project.
Terrance W. Gainer spent most of March 4 with the Dalai Lama, guiding the spiritual leader around the Capitol in his capacity as the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms.
Members of Congress are joining with the deaf community to bring more deaf interns and staffers to Capitol Hill.
The scenes of late 19th century Tokyo capture a city on the rise, with multistory brick buildings, gas lighting, telegraph poles, railroads and warships cruising the surrounding rivers.
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. Before he was Sid Yudain, founder and publisher of Roll Call newspaper, he was TEC 5 Sidney Lawrence Yudain, Detached Enlisted Mens List, United States Army. The World War II veteran who died on Oct. 20, 2013, was laid to rest at the militarys hallowed ground here on Friday, interred at Columbarium 9, Section N26, Row 3, Niche 2.