| Nov. 25, 2014, 7:21 p.m.
President Barack Obama’s big immigration speech in Chicago Tuesday included a stunning aside as he talked down hecklers upset at his deportation record.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
A House Republican aide who fancies himself the straw that in 2013 broke a bipartisan immigration proposal’s back is hoping one of the conservatives coming to Congress next January could use a little help from a procedural wiz.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 4:34 p.m.
Updated 5:37 p.m. | President Barack Obama would veto an emerging $450 billion tax cut deal coming together in the Senate because it doesn’t do enough for the middle class, according to the White House.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 4:20 p.m.
House Republican leaders and incoming Budget Chairman Tom Price of Georgia are floating a plan to fund immigration-related activities separately from an all-encompassing government spending bill — and for a shorter length of time.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 3:29 p.m.
In the wake of renewed rioting in Ferguson, Mo., Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., announced Tuesday that he intends to hold a hearing on the state of civil and human rights in the United States.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 2:42 p.m.
House GOP leaders are likely to float a proposal in their conference next week to fund most government agencies through September 2015, while providing a shorter-term stopgap component for immigration-related programs and initiatives.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
Just as America seems divided on the death of a young black man in Ferguson, Mo., members of the Congressional Black Caucus are showing their own divisions over the racially charged incident that has prompted many in Congress to wonder how they should respond.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 12:56 p.m.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer says Democrats need to have a realistic agenda for demonstrating the importance of government to middle class voters, citing a rather unlikely subject as detracting from that message: health care.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Capitol Police Officer Terry Heffernan told HOH he caught the acting bug while in college.
| Nov. 25, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
It’s 7:49 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21 — the first day of Congress’ Thanksgiving recess — and Dave Brat is 11 minutes early.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 6:09 p.m.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired Sharon Helman, the director of the Phoenix VA Healthcare System.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 5:57 p.m.
Speaker John A. Boehner announced Monday he will reappoint Rep. Trey Gowdy as chairman of the Select Committee on the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya in the 114th Congress.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 4:59 p.m.
Sen. Ted Cruz has an idea for a new Defense secretary that the incoming Senate Armed Services chairman would love.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 4:56 p.m.
Two congressional trailblazers were among the 19 people to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday, the highest honor awarded to a civilian.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 4:24 p.m.
While Republicans in Congress aren’t holding back on their criticism of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, some Democrats are trying to navigate a more difficult position: Supporting the president’s action while also arguing he could have gone further.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 4:12 p.m.
Updated 5:10 p.m. | Corporate tax lobbyists hoping for a holiday treat from Congress may get a lump of coal from President Barack Obama.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 2:29 p.m.
Updated 3:15 p.m. | The Democratic National Committee announced Monday that Philadelphia, New York and Columbus are the three finalists to host its 2016 national convention.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 2:24 p.m.
Monday’s seven-month extension of talks about the Iranian nuclear program make it very likely the Senate will vote on strengthening sanctions against Iran in the first part of 2015.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 1:25 p.m.
Heading into a Dec. 6 runoff in Louisiana against Democratic Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, Rep. Bill Cassidy took a second crack at the Republican weekly address to make his case for election to the Senate.
| Nov. 24, 2014, 12:12 p.m.
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