| 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.
| Oct. 9, 2013, 5:34 p.m.
House Democrats have a new strategy to force their fellow members of Congress to feel the pain of the shutdown — stripping them of their gym privileges.
| Oct. 9, 2013, 3:44 p.m.
Striding across the Capitol Plaza to crash a news conference by senators from his own party earned D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray a rebuke from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid but no clarity on what the District’s fate may as the federal government shutdown drags on.
| Oct. 4, 2013, 5:22 p.m.
Hours after Congress missed its deadline to agree on a continuing resolution, Tennessee Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn was on “Fox & Friends” saying the federal government might go into partial shutdown for several days, but “people are probably going to realize they can live with a lot less government than what they thought they needed.”
| Oct. 3, 2013, 7:50 p.m.
Through Twitter, Facebook, emails and cellphones, the Capitol Hill community experienced the first outburst of violence in years through the lens of technology and social media.
| Oct. 3, 2013, 7:37 p.m.
When the Capitol campus erupted into chaos Thursday, hundreds of Capitol Police officers sprang into action. Yet their paycheck for the work done on that traumatic day isn’t guaranteed, thanks to the government shutdown.
| Oct. 2, 2013, 7:34 p.m.
House and Senate officials are continuing to tweak the door schedule around the Capitol, adding more access points to accommodate staff and visitors.
| Oct. 1, 2013, 8:05 p.m.
Splitting with a majority of her Democratic colleagues in their push for a clean continuing resolution, an exasperated Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., pleaded for votes on one of the GOP’s carve-out bills to fund the District on Tuesday night.
| Oct. 1, 2013, 5:18 p.m.
As the sun rose Tuesday morning, employees of the Architect of the Capitol’s grounds division scraped litter from the sidewalk, placing it in five-gallon buckets. Under shutdown protocol, four employees fanned out over the 300-acre campus, charged with protecting the public health from the risk of rats that might be drawn to stray trash.
| Oct. 1, 2013, 12:48 p.m.
Staffers, interns, maintenance employees and lobbyists felt the first effects of Congress’ lapse in appropriations Tuesday morning, as they waited in long lines for security screenings to enter House office buildings.
| Sept. 30, 2013, 10:06 p.m.
With members of Congress working late, it might be hard to think about returning to Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
| Sept. 30, 2013, 7:16 p.m.
As Congress teetered on the brink of shutdown Monday evening, members scrambled to submit their lists of who would be deemed “essential” and “nonessential” in the wake of a shutdown.
| Sept. 30, 2013, 5:52 p.m.
Confused and frustrated by the fact that her health insurance is now a political weapon, Rochelle Dornatt is on the verge of ending her 32-year career on Capitol Hill.
| Sept. 27, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
If Congress slides into temporary shutdown, the Capitol will be open only to members, staff and visitors on official business — sorry tourists, all staff-led and guide-led tours would be canceled. And if you’re looking to access the website of the Library of Congress, you’ll be out of luck as well — it would be inaccessible.
| Sept. 24, 2013, 2:29 p.m.
Karen Keninger remembers fondly the carefully wrapped packages of braille books delivered to the doorstep of her childhood home in Vinton, Iowa, from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.