| July 18, 2014, 5:22 p.m.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee moved Rep. Rick Nolan of Minnesota to its Frontline program — a reflection of growing concern over his re-election prospects.
| July 18, 2014, 5:14 p.m.
Hoping to stem the child migrant criss, President Barack Obama will meet next Friday with President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras, and President Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement.
| July 18, 2014, 4:52 p.m.
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel said in a Friday radio interview that he expects to find over 10,000 voting “irregularities” in his campaign’s investigation of the June GOP runoff.
| July 18, 2014, 4:51 p.m.
Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., was called into action while flying home Thursday when a young woman a few rows in front of him began having a seizure.
| July 18, 2014, 4:50 p.m.
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa is giving the White House one more chance to comply with the subpoena of Obama’s top political adviser, David Simas.
| July 18, 2014, 4:24 p.m.
As members discuss bathroom breaks, candy and The People’s Court, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., refuses to yield the Senate floor.
| July 18, 2014, 3:27 p.m.
Kentucky voters needn’t worry about hunting for Gil Fulbright’s name (at least that’s what it is this week) in voting booths come November. But they should get used to seeing his shit-eating grin over the next few months.
| July 18, 2014, 2:56 p.m.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced raising $7.2 million in June — just about a million dollars more than its Republican counterpart.
| July 18, 2014, 2:37 p.m.
Sen. Charles E. Grassley of Iowa has some advice for anyone pondering following the lead of former President George H.W. Bush and jumping out of an airplane.
| July 18, 2014, 2:22 p.m.
Sen. John McCain said Friday that the tragic shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 might never have happened if the United States had armed Ukrainian forces battling against Russian-backed separatists.
| July 18, 2014, 1:36 p.m.
Updated 2:17 p.m. | Minutes after giving a somber statement in the briefing room on the Malaysia Airlines disaster and the war in Gaza, Obama was cracking jokes about guacamole and ice cream.
| July 18, 2014, 1:17 p.m.
Updated 3:29 p.m. | Members of Congress from both parties and chambers took to the airwaves, to social media and the Internet Friday to express a growing anger over indications of Russian involvement in the missile attack that took down an airliner and all 298 aboard over Ukraine on Thursday.
| July 18, 2014, 1:11 p.m.
Sen. Alan J. Dixon, the Illinois Democrat who died earlier this month, might have an Air Force facility at Scott AFB, a site near “Al the Pal’s” home of Belleville, Ill.
| July 18, 2014, 1:10 p.m.
President Barack Obama sounded outrage over the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines jet, but isn’t ready to pin the blame definitively on Russian-backed separatists or Russian President Vladimir Putin.
| July 18, 2014, 12:49 p.m.
An anonymous online scold has begun a virtual game of cat and mouse with elected officials, awarding leaders willing to reach across party lines for the greater good with quirky honors while ripping those who just plain cross lines a new one.
| July 18, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Four House Republicans — who are also roommates — aren’t messing around with collecting dues for the National Republican Congressional Committee.
| July 18, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Phil Berger Jr.’s loss in Tuesday’s Republican runoff in North Carolina’s 6th District was about more than an establishment favorite getting knocked off by an anti-establishment challenger.
| July 17, 2014, 4:52 p.m.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsed GOP Rep. Justin Amash’s primary challenger in Michigan’s 3rd District.
| July 17, 2014, 4:01 p.m.
The specially appointed House GOP border surge working group is poised to submit its formal policy recommendations to party leaders, while two of its members appear to be pursuing alternate tracks.
| July 17, 2014, 3:02 p.m.
Updated 6:59 p.m. | The Senate is set to confirm a new U.S. ambassador to an international body that’s been responsible for investigating airplane crashes such as Malaysia Airlines MH17.