| June 17, 2014, 5:03 a.m.
Rank-and-file Capitol Police officers are suggesting the department needs better oversight after a female officer allegedly having an affair with a male top deputy chief was detailed to a coveted assignment.
| June 17, 2014, 5 a.m.
No need to check your WeatherBug app: Summer is in full swing.
| June 16, 2014, 4:04 p.m.
While much of the news is focused on the races for House GOP leadership, a number of staffers are quietly conducting a race of their own: finding new jobs.
| June 16, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor unexpectedly lost his primary, I knew the next day would be a media zoo on Capitol Hill.
| June 16, 2014, 11:44 a.m.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s stunning loss in his primary last week has initiated a leadership shakeup for House Republicans. Cantor endorsed current GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy as his successor during his resignation speech announcing he will step down from his leadership position at the end of July.
| June 16, 2014, 5:05 a.m.
About 75 minutes into the morning, I took a softball to my left shin.
| June 15, 2014, 9:02 a.m.
Think it’s going to be a busy week in the Capitol, what with a full legislative calendar and House leadership elections? There’s just as much going on in the outside-work calendar, including a throw-down between members of Congress and the media and a telling of the Koch brothers’ tale.
| June 13, 2014, 11:55 a.m.
Updated 4:07 p.m. | The wonks at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute want to explain why the so-called gym tax, a 5.75 percent tax on health club services that has outraged some fitness buffs, makes sense for the District.
| June 12, 2014, 12:48 p.m.
This gem was on the front page of the July 25, 1957, Roll Call edition. The caption under the photo reads:
| June 11, 2014, 6:04 p.m.
Wednesday turned out to be a tough day for Rep. Steve King to traverse the Capitol.
| June 11, 2014, 11:59 a.m.
Hill Navigator has long extolled the circuitous fortunes of power in Washington, D.C. — sometimes you have it, sometimes you lose it.
| June 11, 2014, 5:04 a.m.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — “Her passion was contagious and energizing.”
| June 11, 2014, 5:03 a.m.
For most of Capitol Hill, summer means intern season is just beginning. But what if you’re on a different timetable, and your internship is ending without a paid job yet? Hill Navigator discusses.
| June 10, 2014, 3:53 p.m.
Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., was absent from Washington on Tuesday, attending funeral services for his father in Plainville, Kan.
| June 10, 2014, 3:06 p.m.
Alas, Kinky Friedman won’t be the next agriculture commissioner from the great state of Texas, having lost the Democratic primary runoff last month. But that just frees up the troubadour/mystery novelist/humorist/friend to unwanted dogs for Wednesday night’s Washington Jewish Music Festival gig at the D.C. Jewish Community Center, where the Kinkster will, between ditties, likely talk about marijuana.
| June 10, 2014, 1:10 p.m.
Betsy Poos tries to keep politics out of the classroom at Capitol Hill Yoga.
| June 10, 2014, 12:52 p.m.
Majority Leader Harry Reid was a little disappointed he missed the crowning of Miss USA over the weekend.
| June 10, 2014, 5:11 a.m.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Congressional Staff Association, the House of Representatives’ bipartisan LGBT organization, has announced new leadership changes.
| June 10, 2014, 5:05 a.m.
In 2004, during the debate for the now-defunct Federal Marriage Amendment, tensions on Capitol Hill for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community had reached unprecedented levels. Gay staffers were being singled out in an aggressive “outing” campaign, with hostile phone calls to their homes and offices, and even personal confrontations. Four staffers decided to take action, forming the Gay, Lesbian and Allies Senate Staff Caucus. ”It was imperative for the LGBT community to have a safe space,” said Jeffrey Levensaler, one of the founders of GLASS and currently deputy chief of staff to Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.
| June 9, 2014, 5:01 p.m.
Escape Capitol Hill and take your lunch to the National Mall on Tuesday to hear blues and jazz riffs performed on a 21-string harp.