| Nov. 12, 2013, 4:10 p.m.
It’s not every day congressmen and lobbyists rally together for a common cause.
| Nov. 8, 2013, 5:13 p.m.
Three days out from the launch of open enrollment season, House aides dubbed “official staff” had the chance to get one-on-one consultations from the four insurance carriers offering them coverage through the District’s health exchange.
| Nov. 8, 2013, 4:36 p.m.
A four-person team of highly trained Capitol Police officers responding to the Navy Yard shooting on Sept. 16 was recalled from the scene because of concerns about potential threats to the Capitol, according to an internal review of Capitol Police actions.
| Nov. 5, 2013, 4:27 p.m.
Before the cupcake, Daniel Minchew’s lunch in the Longworth Cafe totaled $5.50. Dessert pushed it to $7.75.
| Nov. 5, 2013, 3:46 p.m.
The 6-acre Capitol Reflecting Pool will soon be a sea of concrete.
| Nov. 5, 2013, 3:24 p.m.
Ivey Lee Armstrong Sr., affectionately known as “Mr. Ivey” to many in the Capitol, spent nearly 30 years cooking for senators, policemen and support staff. He died Oct. 15 at the age of 62.
| Nov. 4, 2013, 6:44 p.m.
“Radio interoperability” has become a buzzword in the wake of recent shooting events that have shaken the Capitol Hill community.
| Oct. 30, 2013, 6:16 p.m.
The Reagan-era radio system used by the Capitol Police is moving a step closer to a long-overdue overhaul as a team of officers begins testing the modern radio system Congress has invested $105 million into building.
| Oct. 28, 2013, 6:13 p.m.
With recent deaths of members of the congressional community, the occasionally confusing protocols on how to fly flags over public buildings have come to the attention of the Capitol community.
| Oct. 28, 2013, 1:54 p.m.
If Congress keeps trimming the Smithsonian Institution’s budget, some of the District’s most beloved museums could be forced to furlough workers or close their doors.
| Oct. 24, 2013, 5:05 p.m.
Thursday marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s visit to the Government Printing Office.
| Oct. 23, 2013, 7:25 p.m.
Lawmakers on the Appropriations panels that oversee the architect of the Capitol cast this week’s announcement of the next phase of Dome restoration as a victory after a rough month of congressional warfare, but future budget battles will still need to be fought to ensure the project can be completed.
| Oct. 23, 2013, 3:59 p.m.
Tucked into the continuing resolution currently funding the government is a provision temporarily blocking construction of the Eisenhower Memorial that, if extended, could pose another major hurdle to a project 14 years in the making.
| Oct. 22, 2013, 2:24 p.m.
Beginning in November, the Capitol’s iconic cast iron Dome will undergo a dramatic restoration project, Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers announced Tuesday.
| Oct. 21, 2013, 7:08 p.m.
Sid Yudain always thought of Roll Call as a small town newspaper. It was just the most important small town in the world.
| Oct. 21, 2013, 1:21 p.m.
Out of concern that guns could be smuggled into House office buildings via the parking garages, Rep. Carol Shea-Porter wants a review of Capitol Police procedures for searching and screening the vehicles and drivers authorized to park in indoor lots.
| Oct. 21, 2013, 12:53 p.m.
The federal government shutdown delayed a Capitol Police Board investigation into the department’s response to the mass shooting at the Navy Yard on Sept. 16.
| Oct. 17, 2013, 4:59 p.m.
Normalcy returned to the Capitol campus on Thursday — the Ohio Clock began ticking, tour guides circled the Rotunda and gardeners from the Architect of the Capitol trimmed grass that sprouted during the 16 days the federal government was shut down.
| Oct. 11, 2013, 3:50 p.m.
Perhaps no other victim of the federal shutdown has more vividly demonstrated the cutoff of funding or has prompted as many smart alec remarks as the Senate’s stately Ohio Clock.
| Oct. 10, 2013, 4:32 p.m.
Some of the employees of the Hart Senate Office Building branch of the U.S. Senate Federal Credit Union watched money rain from above, in the atrium outside their first-floor office Thursday afternoon.