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To Counter Putin, Poland and Lithuania Officials Want U.S. Bases, Durbin Says

Officials in Lithuania and Poland told Senate Minority Whip Richard J. Durbin they’re concerned enough about the threat posed by Russia that they want to host U.S. military bases.

Ratings Change: Kirk's Race Now Tilts to Democrats

At least a handful of GOP senators are vulnerable this election cycle, but none more than Mark S. Kirk of Illinois.

Boehner: House Won't Lift Sanctions On Cuba

The same day President Barack Obama announced the removal of Cuba from the State Sponsor of Terrorism list, Speaker John A. Boehner reiterated the House won’t be a willing partner in the administration’s campaign to normalize relations between the two countries.

Pat Tiberi, Bill Pascrell to Ball at Bocce Bash

Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will attempt to bowl over competitors onJune 1 at the 3rd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament.

Rand Paul Will Force Patriot Act Provisions to Expire (Updated)

Updated May 30, 11:06 a.m. | Sen. Rand Paul made it official Saturday: Patriot Act surveillance authorities are going to lapse.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Rob Bishop (Video)

With Congress out, HOH pays tribute this week to the always unflappable Rob Bishop, R-Utah, the only member yet to tweet a single character, who shows off his favorite graphs, touts his Big Mac-eating skills and can’t wait for the next Cubs game to air.

Paul Ryan Plans to Fix Obama's Human-Trafficking Problem

Ways and Means Chairman Paul D. Ryan has a solution to President Barack Obama’s human-trafficking problem.

Carol Shea-Porter 'Ready to Win' N.H. Seat Back

Former Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire told supporters in an email Thursday she is “ready to win” back the seat she was ousted from in 2014.

Obamacare Lawsuit Judge Sharply Questions Justice Lawyer

If her combativeness Thursday was any indication, federal District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer could surprise legal experts who believed Speaker John A. Boehner’s Obamacare lawsuit was doomed.

Graham Bids Reluctant Farewell to Air Force Reserve

Sen. Lindsey Graham has known for months that with his 60th birthday approaching, the deadline for mandatory retirement from the Air Force Reserve is just ahead of him.

Gird Your Loins for Testy Fest 2015

Always fantasized about taking the proverbial bull by the balls? The Montana State Society wants to help turn that dream into a reality via the 11th Annual Testy Fest.

Congress Playing 'Russian Roulette' If They Block Patriot Act Extension, Official Warns (Updated)

Updated 7:17 p.m. | A senior administration official warned Congress would be playing “national security Russian roulette” if they fail to pass a Patriot Act extension by Sunday night.

Cruz Threatens to Subpoena Treasury Officials to Testify About Obamacare Rules

Sen. Ted Cruz is warning he might seek to compel testimony from the Treasury Department about the Affordable Care Act.

Why Titus Won't Run for Reid's Senate Seat

Some jobs are too good to risk. Even for a Senate bid.

We Are Watchmen Raps Things Up for Ted Cruz

Christian musicians We Are Watchmen want the world to know we’re all doomed — unless Sen. Ted Cruz is handed the keys to the White House ASAFP.

Senate Seersucker Thursday Returns June 11

It is time to once again mark your calendars — Seersucker Thursday will be June 11.

House Aide Readies to Rock Awesome Con

Andrew Aydin, aide to Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and co-author of the duo’s trilogy of graphic novels, this weekend is set to brave the wilds of Awesome Con solo.

Democrats Urge End to Detention of Immigrant Families

With thousands of undocumented immigrants still seeking asylum from Central American countries, 136 House Democrats sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Wednesday calling on the Obama administration to end family detention.

Menendez, McCain Sent Letter to FIFA Just Before Indictments

Well, this timing was prescient.

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