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| July 14, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
To the Interns:
| July 13, 2014, 8:01 p.m.
Mo’ money, mo’ problems? That’s the case for a few deep-pocketed House candidates, whose affluence has become a political issue in the districts they seek this November.
| July 13, 2014, 7:01 p.m.
Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.
| July 13, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
The humanitarian crisis at the Southern border has drawn not just migrants from Central America and Mexico, but members of Congress on fact-finding missions! Now we’ll get to the bottom of things. Which brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.
| July 12, 2014, 6:01 a.m.
Senate Majority PAC launched a TV ad Saturday aimed at the Republican vying for Michigan’s open Senate seat.
| July 12, 2014, 2:32 p.m.
A Republican-oriented Super PAC has reported spending more than $1 million against Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in his July 22nd Republican Party Senate primary run-off election.
| July 12, 2014, 4:54 p.m.
A major Washington lobbying firm reported it is no longer lobbying for a top tobacco company, which usually paid the firm $2 million a year.
| July 11, 2014, 1:10 p.m.
Moving to expand its clout in Asia, law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge has hired retired Gen. Walter L. “Skip” Sharp, a well-seasoned Korea expert who once served as commander of U.S. forces in South Korea from 2008 to 2011. Sharp will serve as a strategic adviser for the firm as it continues to establish offices throughout Asia.
| July 11, 2014, 12:43 p.m.
With all eyes focused on Brazil as the host of the World Cup, we are witness to the hospitality and welcoming spirit of Brazilians as they entertain the world. Wouldn’t it be great if the U.S. could reciprocate and entertain more Brazilians here in our country? Unfortunately, Brazil visa treaty negotiations are stalled before the game has even started.
| July 11, 2014, 12:43 p.m.
As members discuss baby Jesus, car brakes and Africa’s views on President Barack Obama, Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, says some of them need to know when to “shut up.”
| July 11, 2014, 1:21 p.m.
As staff director of the Senate Rules Committee, Jean Parvin Bordewich played a major role in staging the 2013 presidential inaugural ceremonies.
| July 11, 2014, 12:09 p.m.
The review of a rule governing rail shipment of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota continued this week at the OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, with a meeting between Obama administration officials and representatives from the oil industry.
| July 11, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
Recent new enrollment in health care overhaul law’s insurance exchanges, particularly an expanded Medicaid program, has lowered the number of uninsured persons, reports a new Commonwealth Fund survey.
| July 11, 2014, 1:36 p.m.
Another day, another resource to expose the often clueless political operatives who foolishly tool around the Internet believing their subversive activities — be they illicit, shady or just plain dumb — will never come back to bite them in the arse.
| July 11, 2014, 1:29 p.m.
“Welcome home LeBron . . . We look forward to your contributions and leadership, on the court and off. And celebrating a championship wouldn’t hurt.” — Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, celebrates LeBron James’ re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers.