| Oct. 20, 2014, 6:31 p.m.
If Republicans are looking to temper expectations for a GOP-controlled 114th Congress, Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling isn’t doing such a good job.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 5:08 p.m.
The San Diego District Attorney’s office said it will not press criminal charges at this time regarding two investigations dogging Republican Carl DeMaio in a competitive House contest in California, according to a statement from the office Monday.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 2:57 p.m.
The competitive open-seat Senate race in Georgia has become an unwanted liability for Republicans’ chances of winning a majority, but Democrat Michelle Nunn still has a perilous path to win a majority of the vote on Nov. 4.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 2:08 p.m.
With control of the Senate up for grabs this fall and little else to do while their bosses furiously campaign to keep collecting paychecks, congressional staffers have taken to their own type of fantasy role-playing: plotting out the new boss’s next move.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 2:06 p.m.
House Republicans are on track to make gains this cycle, but two weeks before Election Day, it’s still unclear whether the party will procure a wave of double-digit gains in their quest to extend the majority.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 1:35 p.m.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz doesn’t like being away from Washington, D.C.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 12:34 p.m.
Updated 2:15 p.m. | As the threat of the Ebola virus in the United States appears to be easing, Senate Appropriations Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski announced she would hold a hearing on the issue two days after voters are scheduled to go to the polls.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 12:08 p.m.
“American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken, the Democratic nominee in North Carolina’s 2nd District, went up Monday with his first ad of the general election.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 11:15 a.m.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is cutting the last two weeks of its television reservations in Maine’s 2nd District, according to a committee spokeswoman.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 9:13 a.m.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is going up with a new ad in North Carolina attacking Republican Thom Tillis on women’s health issues.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 7:57 a.m.
House Democrats raised $16.7 million in September, according to a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee aide.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
A Republican-aligned outside group is hitting Alaska Sen. Mark Begich for failing to persuade his party to support opening drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
| Oct. 19, 2014, 7:07 p.m.
The Ebola virus’s arrival from across the pond has fostered the typical amount of partisan bickering, scapegoating and media fear-mongering during this campaign season. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.
| Oct. 19, 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.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 5:19 p.m.
California Republican Darrell Issa has a well-deserved reputation for finding ways to bring the issue of the moment into his committee’s jurisdiction.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 4:17 p.m.
A competitive Senate contest in the Hawkeye State is creating a ripple effect down ballot, causing headaches for national Democrats as Election Day nears.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 4:07 p.m.
While national polls show a stable landscape, polls in individual races continue to show some movement. That movement leads us to make a number of changes to our Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call ratings.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
Will the House interrupt its recess to vote on a travel ban or visa suspensions to prevent the further spread of Ebola on U.S. soil?
| Oct. 17, 2014, 1:36 p.m.
A 12-week-old English bulldog burst onto the Capitol Hill scene this year, winning the second annual “Top Dog” competition.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 12:23 p.m.
All’s fair in love and . . . House races? Not so much.