| May 18, 2015, 1:35 p.m.
It’s been a rough few days for Rep. Frank Guinta, capped Monday with Sen. Kelly Ayotte calling on her fellow New Hampshire Republican to step down amid a campaign finance scandal. But the embattled congressman is not backing down.
| May 18, 2015, 11:31 a.m.
Facing an ever-shrinking budget, the Government Publishing Office is moving forward with a plan to develop an employee parking lot for commercial real estate. But the real estate firm in charge of the plan faces questions about its management capabilities.
| May 18, 2015, 5:02 a.m.
If you need some cute to start your week, Photo Editor Bill Clark captured these 2-day-old ducklings in Lower Senate Park on May 14. The 10 ducklings swam in the pool and walked across the plaza trying to keep up with their mother.
| May 18, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
The August 2009 guilty verdict against former Rep. William J. Jefferson was a striking win for the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section following its botched prosecution of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens. The trial venue might have been a key factor, a fact that is not lost on the attorneys gearing up for the corruption case of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.
| May 17, 2015, 5:02 a.m.
| May 16, 2015, 5:09 a.m.
Congratulations to this week’s winner and thanks to the readers who contributed captions to our Capitol Quip contest.
| May 16, 2015, 5:02 a.m.
The D.C. outdoor movie season kicks off in the middle of the city on May 22, when the Golden Cinema series starts up with its inaugural flick, “Empire Records.”
| May 15, 2015, 4:05 p.m.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers and their families from every corner of the country gathered at the Capitol Friday to honor their fallen brethren.
| May 15, 2015, 11:21 a.m.
The House Administration Committee has an exclusive witness list of one for an upcoming hearing: Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine.
| May 15, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Federal lawmakers used the backdrop of a private D.C. high school to delve into the D.C. school voucher program and found themselves amid debate about the propriety of Congress’ role in local affairs.
| May 14, 2015, 1:53 p.m.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing Thursday to examine the conduct of Secret Service officers who were allegedly driving under the influence and interfered with a bomb investigation on March 4.
| May 14, 2015, 12:42 p.m.
If you have orinthophobia, perhaps the only thing more terrifying than the thought of a bird attack is watching birds attack Tippi Hedren among thousands and thousands of dead people. Congressional Cemetery is happy to oblige.
| May 14, 2015, 12:02 p.m.
A train struck a pedestrian Thursday morning in Northeast D.C., about three miles northeast of Union Station on a line of tracks shared by Amtrack, MARC and CSX.
| May 14, 2015, 5:02 a.m.
If you work for the highest-ranking member of the House, just how good must a job offer be to jump ship?
| May 13, 2015, 7:39 p.m.
Sometimes capturing just the right moment requires you to move fast. Roll Call Photographer Tom Williams had only a few seconds to capture the hesitant Faye, a potbelly pig, avoiding a selfie attempt by Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake.
| May 13, 2015, 5:16 p.m.
When Adam Eidinger went to a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee markup a few weeks ago, he didn’t expect to be arrested.
| May 13, 2015, 4:06 p.m.
People think cable television pundits are rough on each other now. They don’t know for rough.
| May 13, 2015, 3:18 p.m.
Two days after thousands of Metro riders were stranded due to reports of smoke in a tunnel, the House Appropriations Committee voted to cut a third of Washington Metro Area Transit Authority funding.
| May 13, 2015, 1:05 p.m.
The finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your vote.
| May 13, 2015, 12:53 p.m.
Alex Garland’s film “Ex Machina” arrived in U.S. theaters at a time of heightened cultural awareness of artificial intelligence. But a key plot point centers on another current issue of resonance: the bulk collection of telephone records.