| May 9, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Congratulations to this week’s winner and thanks to the readers who contributed captions to our Capitol Quip contest.
| May 8, 2015, 6:48 p.m.
Photo Editor Bill Clark and Staff Photographer Tom Williams attended the Arsenal of Democracy flyover Friday and captured some stunning moments.
| May 8, 2015, 4:17 p.m.
If you can’t arrange a quick trip to Europe this weekend, how about the next best thing: Passport DC’s Shortcut to Europe: European Union Embassies’ Open House.
| May 8, 2015, 1:55 p.m.
The 2010 censure by the House Ethics Committee will continue to haunt Rep. Charles B. Rangel, despite the New York Democrat’s legal battle for a clean slate.
| May 8, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Updated 11:01 a.m. | Look toward the National Mall around noon Friday to catch some unusual activity in the restricted airspace above the National Mall. No, the Capital region is not expecting another gyrocopter. This time it’s an air parade, featuring World War II bombers and fighters, such as Lockheed’s historic P-38 Lightening.
| May 7, 2015, 3:30 p.m.
As Justin Robinson was scrolling through Facebook comments on a certain Maryland Republican’s page in December, he had an idea.
| May 7, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Amid complaints about wages for restaurant workers and allegations about retaliation against workers who went on strike, the Capitol Visitor Center is facing questions on another front: food prices.
| May 7, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Happy members of Congress are all alike (and great to work for); unhappy members are each unhappy in their own way. Wise — paraphrased — words from Tolstoy ring true about the Capitol Hill workplace: Difficult bosses come in all stripes. What do you do if you land in one of the many (many, many) offices with a difficult boss at the helm? Hill Navigator discusses.
| May 6, 2015, 4:04 p.m.
The finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your vote.
| May 6, 2015, 3:59 p.m.
Construction workers who scale the Capitol Dome each day gathered Wednesday morning to learn about safety procedures and fall prevention.
| May 6, 2015, 3:36 p.m.
Updated 10:58 a.m. | Doug Hughes returns to the District of Columbia later this month for a preliminary hearing on charges related to his April 15 landing on the West Front of the Capitol, an event that provoked tough questions from members of Congress about how safe Washington is from aerial attacks.
| May 5, 2015, 4:14 p.m.
House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., might never have known their bodyguards left guns in the bathroom without CQ Roll Call’s report, which has launched a Capitol Police investigation into the source of the leak.
| May 5, 2015, 11:59 a.m.
Members of the Virginia and District of Columbia delegations are urging Congress not to change the rules governing Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, citing an increasing imbalance between the region’s two major airports.
| May 5, 2015, 11:25 a.m.
What’s more American than margaritas on Cinco de Mayo? How about a margarita on Cinco de Mayo at the capital of political Tex-Mex pubs, Tortilla Coast?
| May 4, 2015, 5:10 p.m.
A firestorm sparked by CQ Roll Call’s May 1 report on three instances of Capitol Police leaving loaded guns in problematic places has put top law enforcement officials on edge, launched a hunt for the source behind the photo of one unattended Glock and drawn fresh scrutiny from Congress.
| May 4, 2015, 4:35 p.m.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has weighed in on Sen. Ted Cruz’s effort to strike down a District of Columbia law aimed at combating workplace discrimination, seemingly supporting Cruz’s effort.
| May 4, 2015, 3:59 p.m.
The first few months of 2015 brought a flurry of activity at the Office of Congressional Ethics, with the quasi-independent agency launching 15 preliminary reviews of allegations of misconduct involving members or staff of the House. The office also lost its chairman, former Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla.
| May 4, 2015, 3:29 p.m.
In fewer than two days last week, more than 100 hackers — coders, business analysts, former congressional staffers and grass-roots advocacy specialists — developed 11 projects aimed at helping Congress function more effectively and transparently.
| May 4, 2015, 1:24 p.m.
Disenfranchised District denizens who dare to dream of one day having a say in how Congress handles its business can once again raise their voices in unison during DC Vote’s 3 Star Ball.