| Aug. 12, 2014, 2:18 p.m.
An infectious fundraising pitch has helped throw cold water on the notion that politicians today just donít care about anything.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 1:22 p.m.
A bizarre revelation contained in a routine Amtrak inspector general report has caught the attention of the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 1:01 p.m.
The flood gates opened Tuesday when the House campaign committees began the barrage of fall television advertisements.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 11:32 a.m.
Updated: 12:18 p.m. | The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus and two of her colleagues are calling on the Justice Department to probe deeply into the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 11:31 a.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa Ė Joni Ernst is a hugger.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
The mediaís narrative about Congress is clear: It is unproductive, members care only about getting re-elected and they have failed to do their jobs.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 4:30 a.m.
PHOENIX ó Once known for her progressive politics, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has coasted to the center in her first re-election.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 6:48 p.m.
The Florida Legislature approved a new congressional map Monday evening and sent it to the governorís desk, although itís still unclear whether the new House district boundaries will past muster or take effect for the 2014 elections.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 5:37 p.m.
The press secretary to former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is heading to the South to help Republicans retain one of their two most endangered Senate seats.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
Liberal allies are rallying around Sen. Brian Schatz after damage from a hurricane extended voting for the deadlocked Democratic primary in Hawaii.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 4:04 p.m.
Is it wrong that we kinda dug the risquť enhancement rogue computer programmers unleashed on the Federal Depository Library Program homepage late last week?
| Aug. 11, 2014, 3:55 p.m.
He may be gone, but the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, D-Hawaii, is not forgotten. Not even by the routinely punchy raconteurs who spin their webs on Comedy Centralís ďDrunk History.Ē
| Aug. 11, 2014, 3:49 p.m.
During a Twitter town hall event Monday, Rep. James E. Clyburn, the assistant minority leader, predicted that if Republicans retain the House, President Barack Obama will be impeached.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 3:22 p.m.
Sen. Charles E. Schumerís newest privacy concern is about the popular FitBit.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:51 p.m.
BALTIMORE, Md. ó When the Senate returns next month, the chamberís top appropriator is planning one more push at an omnibus, even if itís a serious long shot.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:24 p.m.
Four candidates are vying for the GOP nomination in Wisconsinís only open House district, with no clear front-runner in the Tuesday primary.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
Whether gracing the silver screen (Mr. Sulu, you have the conn) or cracking wise from behind a touchscreen (Oh Myyy, thatís quite the universe of Facebook fans youíve assembled), entertainer and political activist George Takei currently strives to live his life out loud.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
Itís easy to see former Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y., misses Congress.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 6:55 a.m.
TALLULAH, La. ó Vance McAllisterís political career flatlined earlier this year, a victim of self-inflicted wounds from an embarrassing infidelity scandal.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 5:02 a.m.
Two Republican press secretaries have tied the knot: Tiffany McGuffee and Jordan Haverly were married on Aug. 2 at the Capitol Hill Club. Rev. Julian Bermudez officiated.