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64 Lawmakers Rally Behind Alexander Hamilton

As the House headed for August recess, a group of 64 lawmakers is uniting against reducing the role of Alexander Hamilton on the 10-dollar bill.

Car Crashes at South Barricade, Police Arrest Driver (Updated)

Updated 10:31 a.m. | A red Nissan Altima with Florida license plates crashed into the South Barricade of the Capitol around 8:40 a.m. Friday.

Saving Lives in the 21st Century and Beyond | Commentary

By Mary Woolley

Democrats Hope Baron Hill Can Follow Donnelly's Path to the Senate

Former Indiana Rep. Baron P. Hill’s road to the Senate won’t be any easy one, but Democrats think they have a roadmap to get him there.

John Dingell Reads Mean Tweets

No one is safe from mean tweets, not even the longest-serving member of Congress.

Menendez Offers Legislative Response to Killing of Cecil the Lion

Sen. Robert Menendez is spearheading a new effort to curtail trophy killings after national attention was drawn to the killing of Cecil the lion.

Whistleblower Day, but Not for Hill Staff

The Senate approved a resolution Thursday declaring July 30, 2015, “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day,” though senators’ own staffers are not afforded the same protections as other federal workers.

Ted Cruz Defers to House Members on Bid to Boot Boehner

Upending the “Washington cartel” of career politicians may be the theme of Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign for the White House, but the Texas Republican is not weighing in on a bid to oust John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, from his role as speaker.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of July 27, 2015 (Video)

Members wrapped up the last week in July with rhetorical questions, pipe smoke and empty toothpaste tubes.

That Time a Congressman Killed a Lion in Zimbabwe (Video)

Long before the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a Minneapolis dentist triggered an international outcry over the illegal hunting, one U.S. Congressman confidently bragged about killing — and eating — his own conquests.

Driver in Barricade Crash Identified as Pennsylvania Man

The man who crashed his red sedan Friday morning into a barricade about 150 yards south of the Capitol appears to have a history of criminal activity related to automobiles.

Onetime DCCC Prospect Greitens Running as Republican in Missouri

Depending on how things shake out, Missouri voters could face a bizarro world next fall: A former Democrat running as the Republican nominee for governor against a Democrat who used to be a Republican.

Becerra Won't Run for Senate

Ending months of speculation, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra announced Thursday he won’t run for Senate.

Longworth Scores a Baskin-Robbins

Cheer up, Creamery fans!

Fattah Steps Aside at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Rep. Chaka Fattah has stepped aside from his chairmanship of the board of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

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