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Cole asked Cassidy during a subcommittee meeting last week whether the CAO had been keeping tabs on the number of staffers exempted from enrolling in the exchange.
Transition to health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act caused major headaches for many members of Congress and their staffs last year, particularly as the issue became a major political football on Capitol Hill. But new enrollment figures from the House Chief Administrative Officer show a mostly successful effort in getting people covered.
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D.C. businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson was charged with two felony counts of conspiracy Monday for allegedly violating federal and District campaign finance laws.
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A proposal by California Republican Rep. Tom McClintock to rename Yosemites Mammoth Peak after Jessie Benton Fremont might not be the most important legislation Congress will consider this year. But it could be the most enlightened.
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.
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Its rare to find someone who is equally passionate about derivatives and modern art in the public policy world. Erica Elliott, formerly communications director for House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and most recently policy adviser at Crowell & Morings public policy group, is that rare person.
Although Octobers partial federal government shutdown was a tense stretch for the District, those 16 days might help ease the way for budget autonomy.
All I could visualize, to be perfectly honest, was being a teacher, a social worker and a secretary, said Rep. Susan A. Davis, D-Calif.
Despite opposition from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., District leaders advanced a plan to create a new need-based scholarship program funded by the city.
This weeks dignitary-motorcade-caused traffic conflagration in Washington continues to reverberate, with the Secret Service responding quickly to complaints by District Mayor Vincent Gray and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., affirming that D.C. is not a fiefdom.
After years of deep cuts, the agencies responsible for federal audits, investigations and public policy research might see some funds restored in fiscal 2015.
Few museum exhibits offer an occasion to actually complete an artists body of work. But a retrospective of the legendary street photographer Garry Winogrand now at the National Gallery of Art offers a rare exception by displaying haunting, unconventional portraits of mid-20th-century America many of which werent developed or known to exist before his death in 1984.
The most recent assessment of the troubled Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, a project nearly 15 years in the making, points to positive progress on the design with plenty of room for improvement.
Has the Capitol Dome dimmed just a bit? Does the thought of constituent mail turn your stomach? Re-election leaving you glum? Perhaps Capitol Hill is not for you. But how to approach those contacts that helped you land that coveted job in the first place? Hill Navigator discusses.
Each of us have a short list tucked away someplace: the handful of people who say nice things about us and are willing to serve as recommendations. By their very nature, recommendations are favorably biasedwere more likely to provide the names of the people who view us as successes, rather than failures, so this is a less a scientific examination and more of a praise-a-thon. But what if you want to use your member of Congress office on your short list, even if your internship was back in the days of Speaker Dennis Hastert? Hill Navigator discusses.
Each of us have a short list tucked away someplace: the handful of people who say nice things about us and are willing to serve as recommendations. What if you want to use your member of Congress office on your short list, even if your internship was back in the days of Speaker Dennis Hastert?
When you go to war the goal is to win, but in order to win you must, of course, survive.
Just thinking about the landmark restaurants the James Beard Foundation will formally crown as Americas Classics this May has lawmakers who have dined at the treasured eateries licking their lips with anticipation.
Hill Navigator is not yet finished talking about breast-feeding on Capitol Hill. And the original article about staffers pumping milk on Capitol Hill garnered sufficient reaction to merit another dedicated post: this time about the Library of Congress.
Be alert for big vehicles when traversing the Senate side of the Capitol grounds on Monday.
Well, what can you say after that? Sen. Tom Udall asked after the screening of The Act of Killing at the Library of Congress Mary Pickford Theater. The film by Joshua Oppenheimer, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, examines the lives of the perpetrators of Indonesias mass killings of dissidents in 1965-1966, many of whom still occupy places of power and prestige in the worlds fourth-largest country.
The Transportation Security Administration appears to have set the record straight when it comes to drivers licenses issued in Washington, D.C.
The 24th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival is under way, with a full slate of films airing through March 9 at area venues and a series of talks at the Library of Congress for cinephiles on their lunch break.
With their Reagan-era radios now retired, the Capitol Police have begun communicating over a modernized, encrypted digital radio system.
Youve heard of rain delays in baseball, but Frederic Frommer, author of You Gotta Have Heart: A History of Washington Baseball From 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions, got to experience that rarest of things, a snow delay.
Recent polling shows that, despite apologies and denials of wrongdoing, the federal probe into Mayor Vincent Grays 2010 campaign remains the main obstacle to his re-election.
Thats moonshine in there! Perhaps I better be careful with that one, said a suddenly wide-awake patron, shattering the silence of a relatively sleepy afternoon of imbibing after taking his first sip of a corn whiskey-infused cider beverage dreamt up by the beer-loving brain trust behind Star and Shamrock.
Late last year, a congressional hearing on the century-old law governing height limits in the nations capital exposed dissenting views among the Districts leaders.
Understand that people you are dealing with are human and to treat them that way, especially the staff. Aides to politicians dont sign up for doing damage control on a sex scandal.
This February marks the first time the Capitol has celebrated Black History Month with two statues of prominent African-Americans standing in its collection.
As French rail firm Keolis bids to lay down tracks in Metros planned Purple Line expansion, two members of the House are demanding that Maryland transportation officials pull the brakes.
Most of the Democrats vying to replace Mayor Vincent Gray profess the District has been its own worst enemy in the fight for D.C. statehood.