| April 15, 2014, 2:24 p.m.
Congress has skipped town, so it’s time to cut a rug.
| April 15, 2014, 11:21 a.m.
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.
| April 14, 2014, 6:49 p.m.
Kerry Allen knows what it’s 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.
| April 14, 2014, 3:42 p.m.
Ah, recess. The pollen and tourist counts are up and everyone not on the campaign trail has a chance to let loose a little.
| April 14, 2014, 12:51 p.m.
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.
| April 14, 2014, 11:48 a.m.
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 co-workers over the years, died of a heart attack on April 12. He was 66 years old.
| April 11, 2014, 5:26 p.m.
The District’s Chief Financial Officer, an independent official in charge of all the city’s financial operations, warned the D.C. Council not to proceed with the local budget autonomy law that went into effect on Jan. 1.
| April 11, 2014, 2:46 p.m.
“I come to you as one of our country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants,” Jose Antonio Vargas told the Senate Judiciary Committee over one year ago.
| April 11, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
Friday offered the final chance for Capitol Hill employees and visitors to glimpse Constantino Brumidi’s “Apotheosis of Washington” fresco before the Rotunda’s 17-day closure as part of ongoing Dome restorations.
| April 10, 2014, 5:32 p.m.
Sen. Mark Begich kept his birthday party promise to D.C. Shadow Sen. Paul Strauss, introducing two bills on Thursday that, if passed, would result in greater autonomy for the District of Columbia.
| April 10, 2014, 4:49 p.m.
Atlanta Braves fans rise up to defend their own! Justin Upton might be outfielder non grata in Washington, but he can take heart his aficionados will defend his right to not try. Also? Team die-hards are determined to shrug off Turner Field’s torching of Old Glory this week.
| April 10, 2014, 2:04 p.m.
Don’t leave tech problems up to “Geek squads,” warns Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance W. Gainer — be proactive about changing your passwords.
| April 10, 2014, 1:50 p.m.
Moments before Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., headed to the floor to school a nearly empty House chamber on the District’s case for statehood, some exciting news broke: CBS tapped comedian and Norton frenemy Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman behind the “Late Show” desk.
| April 10, 2014, 12:06 p.m.
Members of Congress were among the millions of Americans who found out their data might be at risk as a result of the major Internet security flaw exposed earlier this week, the “Heartbleed” virus.
| April 9, 2014, 5:54 p.m.
To hear some members of Congress say it, the timing of the Justice Department’s plea bargain with D.C. businessman Jeffrey Thompson — a.k.a. ‘Uncle Earl’ — influenced the outcome of the April 1 mayoral primary.
| April 9, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
Amanda Moniz is thrilled whenever the opportunity arises to showcase her twin loves: baking and history. And she’s been delighted to discover, via the experimental courses she’s developed in conjunction with Hill Center, that others hunger to do so as well.
| April 9, 2014, 3:13 p.m.
It’s bad enough that Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves refuses to field balls in the outfield. Now his team burns flags at their home stadium.
| April 9, 2014, 2:37 p.m.
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 member’s $174,000 annual salary, arguing it would help diversify the ranks of Congress.
| April 9, 2014, 12:55 p.m.
The long, so-far fruitless search for Relisha Rudd, a missing 8-year-old girl who had been living at D.C. General shelter for nearly two years, has drawn new scrutiny of the long-shuttered hospital that serves as a homeless shelter.
| April 9, 2014, 5:32 a.m.
Wouldn’t it be great if David Axelrod decided to meet you for coffee? Or how about if Sheryl Sandberg or Theo Epstein emailed to see if you were free for lunch in Longworth, to, you know, talk about your future?