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Watch: House Hearing on May 12 Amtrak Crash

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing Tuesday on the May 12 Amtrak train crash outside of Philadelphia, which killed eight passengers and injured more than 200.

Elizabeth Warren Blasts SEC's Mary Jo White (Updated)

Updated 11:47 a.m. | In the aftermath of a meeting last month between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White, the Massachusetts Democrat is detailing her disappointment with the top securities regulator, including about campaign finance.

Rematches Invite 'Retread' Label, Familiar Themes

It’s a good thing neither former Rep. Joe Sestak nor Sen. Patrick J. Toomey has grown a mustache in the past six years.

Malpractice Suit Raises Questions About Congress' Doctor

A former lawmaker looking to sue the U.S. government for alleged medical malpractice has raised questions about the extent and nature of care by the Office of the Attending Physician.

Obama to Deliver Eulogy at Beau Biden Burial Mass

President Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy Saturday at Beau Biden’s burial Mass in Wilmington, Del., Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s office announced.

Party's History of Establishment Picks Could Be Over

Battles for the Republican presidential nomination almost always come down to two alternatives — an establishment-backed candidate with pragmatic instincts and an insurgent (often significantly more conservative) who tries to appeal to constituencies that feel ignored.

A Path to Reforming Our Broken Sales Tax System | Commentary

By Daniel L. Goodwin

Mayor of Capitol Hill Convenes Oversight Hearing With House Officers

As part of her informal role as mayor of the chamber, House Administration Chairwoman Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., is ramping up oversight of some of the daily operations of the institution.

Take Five: Rep. Tom Emmer

Savoring a Taste of Taiwan

“Edelweiss, Edelweiss/Bless my homeland forever.”

Politicians Prosecuting Their Case to Come to Congress

If three in a row signals a trend, then the era of the prosecutor in congressional politics is clearly taking hold.

Hoyer Urges Civility Among Democrats in Trade Debate

Democrats attacking Democrats over trade is neither productive nor welcome, House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer said Tuesday.

Senate Clears USA Freedom Act After Ending Rand Paul Filibuster (Updated)

Updated 4:43 p.m. | The Senate easily revived the expired Patriot Act surveillance provisions Tuesday after voting to end Rand Paul’s filibuster and dismiss Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s amendments.

No One Hurt at Fire at Elijah Cummings' Home

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md., was at work, specifically the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Amtrak safety Tuesday morning, when he found out about the fire at his house in Baltimore.

Farmers Market Returns to HHS Plaza

Good news for those who work near the Health and Human Services Department. (Looking at you, Rayburn.)

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