| March 14, 2014, 2:19 p.m.
Physicists have a lot to cheer about these days. First comes the mathematical/pastry part of the equation. Then comes the celluloid/digital celebration of their efforts.
| March 13, 2014, 5:11 p.m.
The Districtís right to full-fledged voting membership in Congress got a thumbs up in New Hampshire on Thursday.
| March 13, 2014, 12:39 p.m.
Itís about to get harder to find a grubby place for a beer on Capitol Hill. The Pour House at 319 Pennsylvania Ave. SE will close its doors on April 30, Tim Ebner of the Washington City Paperís Young and Hungry blog reports.
| March 13, 2014, 12:32 p.m.
Although Kari Wagner left her native Meade County, Ky., long ago, the Florida mom still has a strong ally in Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
| March 12, 2014, 6:06 p.m.
Back when he was the driving force behind only two budding hospitality concepts, Capitol Hill restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn looked around his slice of Southeast D.C. and figured the place could use some razzle-dazzle.
| March 12, 2014, 4:44 p.m.
One of the Districtís chief advocates in the House gave some unsolicited guidance to Mayor Vincent Gray and the D.C. Council on Wednesday.
| March 12, 2014, 2:41 p.m.
Itís not every day someone chronicles the aftermath of a fall from grace.
| March 12, 2014, 11:51 a.m.
With corruption allegations threatening to derail his campaign for the April 1 primary, Mayor Vincent Gray is putting his reputation up against ďUncle Earl.Ē
| March 12, 2014, 5:03 a.m.
Capitol Hill got you down? Maybe you didnít get the press secretary position you were so qualified for. Maybe your merit raise hardly amounted to a cost-of-living adjustment? Or perhaps the boss that loved you is retiring, or caught in some embarrassing scandal, and youíre done listening to people scream at you over the telephone.
| March 11, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
ďWe are literally living in the 10th anniversary of the month in which I knew I would be leaving the GOP,Ē D.C. Councilmember David Catania said on a February afternoon in his office on the fourth floor of the John A. Wilson Building.
| March 11, 2014, 4:57 p.m.
After much public and official rancor over the century-old law governing the height of buildings in the nationís capital, a House panel is looking at making one minor, largely noncontroversial change to the law.
| March 11, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
No rest for the weary! The 24th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival just wrapped this past weekend, but planning for next yearís festival is already under way.
| March 11, 2014, 11:13 a.m.
Itís no news to anyone that Capitol Hillís close quarters and young staffers produce some intraoffice dating scenarios. Itís only newsworthy when the congressmanís involved, but what happens when itís just two lonely legislative assistants, quietly getting together after hours? Hill Navigator has some advice for everyone involved ó bystanders included.
| March 10, 2014, 7:57 p.m.
At least 28 political candidates, including D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and a major 2008 presidential candidate, benefitted from secret financing schemes coordinated by D.C. businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson, according to a guilty plea entered by Thompson in federal court.
| March 10, 2014, 6:41 p.m.
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.
| March 10, 2014, 5:02 p.m.
A proposal by California Republican Rep. Tom McClintock to rename Yosemiteís 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.
| March 10, 2014, 1:46 p.m.
D.C. businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson was charged with two felony counts of conspiracy Monday for allegedly violating federal and District campaign finance laws.
| March 7, 2014, 7:22 p.m.
Senate staffers who got a lot of emails about "patent trolls" today can thank South by Southwest. Speaking to an audience of about 150, Reps. Hakeem Jeffries and Blake Farenthold said the other chamber of Congress needs to move on legislation to combat frivolous patent lawsuits.
| March 7, 2014, 6:12 p.m.
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. ó Before he was Sid Yudain, founder and publisher of Roll Call newspaper, he was TEC 5 Sidney Lawrence Yudain, Detached Enlisted Menís List, United States Army. The World War II veteran who died on Oct. 20, 2013, was laid to rest at the militaryís hallowed ground here on Friday, interred at Columbarium 9, Section N26, Row 3, Niche 2.
| March 7, 2014, 4:56 p.m.
Although Octoberís partial federal government shutdown was a tense stretch for the District, those 16 days might help ease the way for budget autonomy.