| 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 Central’s “Drunk History.”
| 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. Schumer’s newest privacy concern is about the popular FitBit.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:51 p.m.
BALTIMORE, Md. — When the Senate returns next month, the chamber’s top appropriator is planning one more push at an omnibus, even if it’s a serious long shot.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:24 p.m.
Four candidates are vying for the GOP nomination in Wisconsin’s only open House district, with no clear front-runner in the Tuesday primary.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
It’s easy to see former Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y., misses Congress.
| 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, that’s quite the universe of Facebook fans you’ve assembled), entertainer and political activist George Takei currently strives to live his life out loud.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 6:55 a.m.
TALLULAH, La. — Vance McAllister’s 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.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
President Barack Obama’s slumping job approval rating isn’t doing Democrats any favors in the party’s quest to hold a majority in the Senate. But without a handful of Democratic retirements, the Senate likely wouldn’t be in play at all.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal thinks Rep. Vance McAllister should step down, calling the Louisiana Republican’s continued tenure an “embarrassment” thanks to a scandal that left him with the nickname the “Kissing Congressman.”
| Aug. 10, 2014, 6:35 a.m.
The Democratic primary between Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa was too close to call early Sunday morning, and the race may not be decided for days.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 4:49 p.m.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy doesn’t state the obvious in his Friday memo to colleagues about what the chamber must contend with next month: Avoiding a government shutdown at the end of September.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 3:42 p.m.
Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais held a 35-vote lead over his GOP primary challenger, state Sen. Jim Tracy, as of Friday afternoon, nearly 24 hours after polls closed in the 4th District.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 3:16 p.m.
Dannel P. Malloy is a Democratic governor of a Democratic state, but he is far from a sure thing for re-election in November.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 2:32 p.m.
Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein warned Friday of the risk that the insurgent group ISIL could be preparing fighters to attack American and European targets.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 1:46 p.m.
Republicans appear to have avoided disaster by not nominating polarizing former Rep. Tom Tancredo in their effort to knock off Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 12:20 p.m.
With the August recess underway, Heard on the Hill is looking back at the best Hits and Misses moments you may have missed — or just need to watch again. This week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell focuses on nodding, smiling and clearing his throat.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 11:26 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. — Rep. Ron Barber guides his Ford through the flat, four-lane paved streets, ticking off landmarks on the corners of his desert city surrounded by jagged mountains.
| Aug. 8, 2014, 11:11 a.m.
Updated 11:22 a.m. | Congressional leaders are backing President Barack Obama’s decision to authorize air strikes in Iraq as the first bombs began falling, although hawks are pushing for a far broader military campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also knowns as ISIS.