| July 21, 2014, 8:04 p.m.
Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., has a history of making races closer than they need to be — and 2014 appears to be no different.
| July 21, 2014, 7:55 p.m.
| July 21, 2014, 7:43 p.m.
After a narrow victory in 2012 in a GOP-tilting district, Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., looked like a prime target for Republicans in 2014. But the congressman’s fundraising, endorsements and campaign have him in progressively better position for a second term.
| July 21, 2014, 7:36 p.m.
The competitive nature of Florida’s 2nd District is not in dispute, but the ability of a Democrat to get over the top is a much larger question.
| July 21, 2014, 6:09 p.m.
A pileup of nominations — particularly for scores of would-be U.S. ambassadors — has the Obama administration pushing hard for Senate action ahead of the August recess, while senators want to get home to campaign before the midterms.
| July 21, 2014, 6:06 p.m.
The Oklahoma congressional delegation is proud of its Fort Sill Army Base, but that doesn’t mean it wants to play host to thousands more unaccompanied child migrants awaiting deportation proceedings.
| July 21, 2014, 4:43 p.m.
Georgia Republicans will pick their nominee for Senate in a runoff Tuesday, ending Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn’s nine-week wait for an opponent in the open-seat contest.
| July 21, 2014, 4:17 p.m.
Just when you thought it was safe to wear shorts again, Chubbies — the uber-shortmaker of the fashion world — brings to you its Gadsden flag edition, a model of leg-baring boldness with its coiled snake and thigh-high “Don’t Tread on Me” motto.
| July 21, 2014, 4:07 p.m.
It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.
| July 21, 2014, 4:02 p.m.
Minnesota Democrats have two problems: The 8th District has changed, and Rep. Rick Nolan doesn’t want to.
| July 21, 2014, 3:17 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday predicted Congress would fail to pass a fix for the veterans’ health crisis — and worried the same could happen with the border supplemental to address the child migrant crisis.
| July 21, 2014, 2:47 p.m.
With the Georgia Republican Senate runoff ending Tuesday, an outside group focused on eradicating wasteful government spending launched a TV ad against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn.
| July 21, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
The flood of unaccompanied child migrants crossing the Southwest border has slowed this month to about 150 a day, but a $3.7 billion border supplemental remains “critical,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday.
| July 21, 2014, 11:44 a.m.
President Barack Obama called for an “immediate” cease-fire in Gaza Monday, after an invasion and air assault by Israel in response to rocked attacks by Hamas left hundreds dead.
| July 21, 2014, 11:09 a.m.
Updated 12:00 p.m. | President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning discrimination by federal contractors against LGBT people — without a broad religious exemption included in the Senate-passed Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
| July 21, 2014, 7:01 a.m.
Rep. Patrick Murphy’s campaign made its first ad buy Monday in Florida’s 18th District, reserving $1.4 million in cable and broadcast in the West Palm Beach-Treasure Coast media market, according to figures shared first with CQ Roll Call.
| July 21, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy does not officially step into his new job as majority leader until August, but for all intents and purposes, the California Republican has already assumed the visible duties of his next leadership role.
| July 21, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
The most wide open Republican presidential contest in modern times is shaping up, so a thousand things could change in the 80 long weeks before the first scheduled caucuses and primaries take place. And a couple hundred of them surely will.
| July 20, 2014, 8:01 p.m.
The influence of religious conservatives might be waning nationwide, but the movement only stands to grow in Congress.
| July 20, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
Sometimes you have to take your medicine and go before Congress, like General Motors this past week. Until, of course, other events interfere and blow things a little off course. Which brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.