| Dec. 16, 2014, 9:40 p.m.
The final vote on the $41.6 billion tax extenders package was, like the cromnibus last week, a very bipartisan affair.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 8:16 p.m.
The Senate’s longstanding D.C. roommates have gone their separate ways.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 8 p.m.
The first energy bill of the new year could feature a bit of a role reversal.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 5:58 p.m.
If incoming Chairman Jason Chaffetz made just one thing clear Tuesday, it’s this: The Oversight and Government Reform Committee is not Darrell Issa’s anymore — in fact, Issa won’t even be on the committee next year.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 5:55 p.m.
International troublemakers Seth Rogen and James Franco may be ready to run for cover from the mystery hackers who’ve brought Sony to its horribly bruised knees, but the feds see no reason (yet) to deprive moviegoers of a few laughs on Christmas.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 4:25 p.m.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., will once again open up the halls of Congress to the District’s disadvantaged youth on Wednesday, injecting some cheer into the holiday season by hosting her annual Capitol Hill Holiday Party.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 3:26 p.m.
The incoming Senate majority leader is putting approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project first on his 2015 agenda.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 2:47 p.m.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday he is exploring a bid for president in 2016 with help from a new leadership PAC.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 1:56 p.m.
Retiring Rep. John D. Dingell, hospitalized last week after a hip fracture, will likely spend the holidays at George Washington University Hospital recuperating, according to a Facebook update from the congressman’s wife.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 12:55 p.m.
Ex-Rep. Heath Shuler is associated with two franchises that have their public relations challenges: Congress and Washington’s NFL franchise. It’s his time as quarterback in D.C. that has earned him further ignominy, though.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Sweeping House losses have not only pushed Democrats into a historic minority, they’ve depleted the bench of potential Senate recruits for the 2016 elections.
| Dec. 16, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Defeating Georgia Rep. John Barrow, the last white House Democrat in the Deep South, may have been one of the House GOP’s biggest feats in last month’s near sweep of the 2014 elections.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 9:36 p.m.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill., defied the National Rifle Association to confirm Vivek Murthy as surgeon general.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 9:20 p.m.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, doesn’t believe governors have an advantage over senators when it comes to winning the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 9:09 p.m.
Sen. Tom Coburn faced renewed criticism Monday evening over his blockade of bipartisan measures aimed at preventing veterans from committing suicide, improving energy efficiency and extending terrorism insurance.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 7:38 p.m.
While most of America was still talking about what happened in Ferguson, Mo., and turning to law enforcement issues in Cleveland and Staten Island, New York, I spent the better part of the week of Dec. 1 in a courthouse in Rockville, Md.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 5:25 p.m.
Wide swaths of House Democrats have said they attribute Election Day losses to the caucus’s lack of a unified message, a strong pitch they can sell to voters and, above all else, a true sense their actions will match up with their rhetoric.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 5:13 p.m.
In the wake of the “cromnibus,” a new governing coalition may have emerged in Washington.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 4:18 p.m.
Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., said Monday he would vote against the confirmation of Vivek Murthy to be surgeon general, citing concerns over political positions the nominee has taken.
| Dec. 15, 2014, 3:58 p.m.
Wisconsin is a particularly significant test case for considering alternatives to the excise tax on fuel, especially considering the proposal that emerged in the days after Gov. Scott Walker won re-election.