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“That was a great conference call,” said no one ever. Or, maybe they had, but couldn’t be heard over the traffic zooming by, or another participant’s dog barking or the person who thinks they’re on mute and is chattering away rather than listening.
Go to any congressional website and you’re sure to find a form for constituents to contact their lawmakers. But a recent analysis found most congressional websites are not equipped to protect that data as it is transmitted.
Capitol Police nabbed a suspect on June 5 who was wanted in connection with a violent street shootout that took place about a month earlier in Pennsylvania.
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On the same day Capitol Police stopped an intern from carrying a handgun into the Longworth House Office Building, two officers saved a man’s life near the Library of Congress.
Updated 1:29 p.m. | Capitol Police have reopened several floors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Tuesday after investigating a bomb threat.
Things will be changing soon in House cafeterias.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski wrapped up her stern letter to the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority, writing, “I call on you to fix it and fix it now,” even as the organization faces a multimillion-dollar funding cut from Congress.
The boorish behavior of certain FIFA officials has cast a pall over the beautiful game.
A Connecticut man who wants to redress his grievances about campaign finance with a letter to Congress has learned security measures make it impossible to hand-deliver individually addressed mail to House members. In the Senate, he’ll need an armed escort.
The Capitol Riverfront’s increasingly busy pace of life is bringing back its summertime complement of outdoor movies at Canal Park on Thursday nights, a cinematic interlude between the baseball game and the Metro, or for nearby residents, another backyard night-time activity option.
There’s no crying over quipping in baseball! Not in any league. Not at any level. Not in any era. As members of Congress practice for the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game this Thursday, we ask you, the fans, to rate the All-Stars of the 114th Congress and compare them to the best (and worst) congresses of yesteryear.
Rev. Gregory Goethals of Los Angeles closed his House opening prayer on May 19 by saying, “We ask this in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord.”
Congratulations to this week’s winner and thanks to the readers who contributed captions to our Capitol Quip contest.
According to House and Senate administrators, congressional staffers have likely not been affected by the Office of Personel Management data breach affecting millions of federal government workers, unless a congressional staffer once worked for the executive branch.
When an Illinois grand jury indicted former Speaker J. Dennis Hastert for lying to the FBI about bank withdrawals, court documents stated that money was intended to compensate “Individual A,” with several news reports subsequently suggesting that person was a victim of sexual misconduct before the Illinois Republican joined Congress.
Updated 7:35 p.m. | Rep. Alan Grayson may have taken his criticism of fellow Democrats who support “fast-track” legislation a little too far in an email to supporters that included a fundraising link.
His prospects for a summer congressional internship dashed by gun charges, Joshua Wheeler waived his right to the preliminary hearing that was scheduled for Thursday morning in hopes of lifting a judge’s order to stay away from Capitol grounds.
Updated 6:33 p.m. | Two weeks after Douglas Hughes got a hero’s welcome and displayed a jumbo, celebratory stamp outside Washington’s federal courthouse, the U.S. Postal Service informed the Florida mailman it plans to can him. But Hughes is “not going to take it lying down,” he said Wednesday.