The U.S. Postal Service is proceeding with recommendations to close three House-side post offices and is posting solicitations for public comment on whether to go ahead with the closures.
Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, appears Tuesday before the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the agencys surveillance programs.
Though hes a long time gone from the political fray, former Sen. Rod Grams keeps a close watch on the goings-on in Washington from his place on the family farm and the familiar confines of the media world he was in before being elected to Congress.
The Capitol community will pause for a few moments this week to honor Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist and former D.C. resident whose statued likeness will be placed in the Capitol on Wednesday.
Staffers and visitors look out one of the large windows in the Russell Senate Office Building at the view of the Capitol Dome.
A strong line of thunderstorms approached the Capitol on Thursday, the same day the Gallup Organization presented Congress with its worst approval ratings in Gallup polling history.
House Democrats may not be able to reclaim the majority for another decade because of redistricting, but for as long as Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, D-La., is an elected official, theyre certain to reign supreme on the baseball diamond.
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium isnt a national monument, but it plays one in the hearts of many D.C. sports and history fans.
This is really good. I dont usually get lucky at this franchise, a dining companion blurted out after registering what sounded like a pleasurable but evidently rare experience at the revamped Farmers Fishers Bakers.
Teresa Rousseau, the mother of Newtown, Conn., shooting victim Lauren Rousseau, is greeted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during a Thursday news conference on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and Newtown families on the six-month anniversary of the shootings.
In Tom Stoppards 1982 play The Real Thing, the character Henry, a successful playwright, says that it is nearly impossible for him to write about love with any level of profundity. It comes out juvenile or rude, even boring.
Holly Feraci, a seasoned political professional whos worked as a former aide to Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, and ex-Rep. Ernie Fletcher, R-Ky., as well as high-powered firms Greenberg Traurig and MS&L, has traded pushing policy for crushed grapes.
Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada gives a history lesson and tour to a home-state school group about all things congressional in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday.
Every summer without fail, the Capitol Hill tradition of congressional baseball comes back in full force.
Colleagues and friends of former congressional staffer Michael Taylor Riggs will gather Thursday for a Washington memorial to remember the longtime public health policy advocate.
A family member of Stuart F. Delery shields himself from the LED lights used for TV before the start of the full committee hearing Tuesday for the nominations of B. Todd Jones to be director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Delery to be assistant attorney general for the Civil Division at the Justice Department.
Its no surprise that Janelle Belland, scheduler for Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., was voted most conservative in her high-school class senior year.
Former Rep. Barbara Vucanovich, a GOP congressional staffer who became the first woman to represent Nevada in Congress, died Monday in Reno, Nev. She was 91.
A military officer salutes during the playing of the national anthem at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., during an event on June 8 put on by Arlington Sports and the Air Force Association. The event, which raised money for the Wounded Airman Program, also featured music by the popular Air Force band Airmen of Note.
Shelf Life is back to hear from another Washington insider about her favorite books and inspirational reads.
Rep. Adam Smith said his baseball career ended as a kid because he was too hard on himself a condition the Washington Democrat chalked up to the mental issues of a child who simply took the game too seriously.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., was brought onboard the Republican congressional baseball team under false pretenses, and a boatload of great expectations, thanks to a mischievous House colleague.
Whats a well-seasoned toque to do when he cant quite find his dream job? Whip one up, of course.
James Ollerhead, who works for the White House Gifts store in Washington, walks along Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House on Friday.
Members of the U.S. Army Old Guard military pallbearers on Thursday carry the casket of Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg into the Senate to lie in repose in the Capitol. Lautenberg, who was the last World War II veteran in the Senate, served in the chamber from 1982 to 2001 and then again from 2003 until his death Monday.