| Sept. 15, 2014, 7:35 p.m.
Rep. Paul Broun, the Georgia Republican who lost a Senate primary in May, is being investigated for alleged ethics violations.
| Sept. 15, 2014, 7:20 p.m.
Washington, D.C. residents crowded into a hearing room in the Dirksen Senate Office Building Monday to witness the first hearing on D.C. statehood in two decades, though enacting statehood in the 113th Congress is not likely anytime soon.
| Sept. 15, 2014, 4:51 p.m.
“No other family has touched as many Americans as the Roosevelts,” documentary filmmaker Ken Burns said at a Monday National Press Club lunch about his new film, “The Roosevelts.” The three share a “complicated, Russian-novel of a story,” that has never been shared as one multifaceted narrative.
| Sept. 15, 2014, 4:36 p.m.
The asbestos emergency that temporarily closed the House side of the Capitol was a scary ordeal for Architect of the Capitol and Capitol Police employees working the overnight shift.
| Sept. 15, 2014, 1:23 p.m.
If there is an epicenter of the Washington Tourist-Industrial Complex, it may very well be the Hard Rock Cafe in Penn Quarter.
| Sept. 15, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
North Carolina native Beth Plemmons, CEO of visitor services at the Capitol Visitor Center, is a pro at Southern hospitality.
| Sept. 12, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
Can’t get enough of budget hearings? The Congressional Budget Office has you covered.
| Sept. 12, 2014, 3:09 p.m.
Ruthless campaigner Tim Krepp emailed supporters on Friday afternoon to say he wholeheartedly supports Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., and they should, too. Krepp hopes to defeat the congresswoman, who is running for her 13th term representing the District, in the November election, but he wants everyone to rally behind her on Monday. Norton will testify to a Senate panel on a cause near and dear to most Washingtonians: D.C. statehood.
| Sept. 11, 2014, 4:46 p.m.
Capitol Hill observed a campus-wide moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Thursday to honor those killed in the 9/11 terror attacks.
| Sept. 11, 2014, 2:36 p.m.
The House Ethics Committee will not investigate Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., following her Sept. 4 arrest while protesting with fast food workers outside a McDonald’s in her home state.
| Sept. 11, 2014, 12:12 p.m.
Kansas City Police responding early Thursday morning to an alarm at the district office of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo., found two bottles resembling Molotov cocktails.
| Sept. 11, 2014, 12:08 p.m.
After the Capitol Hill community observed a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, volunteers went to work in the Rayburn House Office building to facilitate the annual “Muslims for Life” blood drive in the Capitol.
| Sept. 11, 2014, 11:57 a.m.
In the middle of a political season, with members of Congress hunkering down amid the midterm election season, it’s refreshing to pick up a book — a policy book even! — that makes the case that it’s possible to work across party lines for the common good.
| Sept. 11, 2014, 10:55 a.m.
Capitol Police arrested a homeless man Monday afternoon in Lower Senate Park who seemed bent on destroying the serene scenery.
| Sept. 10, 2014, 3:56 p.m.
Updated 4:37 p.m. | Expect humanitarian and fiscal arguments for why the District of Columbia should become the 51st state during next week’s Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the issue.
| Sept. 10, 2014, 1:15 p.m.
As the debate over military action against ISIS captivated Capitol Hill Wednesday, staffers and lawmakers gathered to help veterans from our most recent wars in their transition to civilian life.
| Sept. 10, 2014, 12:37 p.m.
Only nine women made it onto Roll Call’s 50 Richest Members of Congress list this year, and all are Democrats — save for lone Republican Rep. Diane Black of Tennessee.
| Sept. 10, 2014, 10:33 a.m.
House Republicans unveiled what they’re calling a “clean” continuing resolution on Tuesday night, to the delight of budget autonomy advocates in the District of Columbia.
| Sept. 9, 2014, 5:25 p.m.
After months of being relegated to pop-ups and soft openings, District Doughnuts is poised for its grand opening on Barracks Row on Friday, bringing to Capitol Hill a heaping dose of yeasty treats.
| Sept. 9, 2014, 3:25 p.m.
One month after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the Senate convened its first hearing on police militarization.