| Dec. 19, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
For Sen. Harry Reid, going “nuclear” set the groundwork for his last great act of the 113th Congress.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 5:54 p.m.
Sen. Harry Reid claimed another victory Thursday in his never-ending fight to kill the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project — and ensure it stays dead.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 3:09 p.m.
Updated: 6:37 p.m. | They say numbers don’t lie. But in this case, numbers don’t tell the whole truth, either.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 2:33 p.m.
Sen. Rand Paul says President Barack Obama should expect to face thousands of riders on next year’s spending bills.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 1:03 p.m.
Steve Gordon, who helped raise money for high-profile Republicans for nearly four decades, announced Thursday he will turn his focus on issue advocacy.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 12:36 p.m.
Moviegoers from all walks of life have been stopped dead in their tracks by Sony’s decision to drop the sociopolitical football that is “The Interview” from its schedule, due to mounting pressures from external forces.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 12:09 p.m.
Like a kid counting down the days until “It’s Clobberin’ Time!” on neatly wrapped Christmas presents, Speaker John A. Boehner is absolutely giddy about getting the GOP-controlled Congress underway next month.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 11:56 a.m.
Digging through our photo archives, we found pictures of Barack Obama from Jan. 5, 2005, holding court as he moved into his temporary Senate digs as a newly minted senator nearly a decade ago.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 5:02 a.m.
Former Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., isn’t ruling out trying to get his former seat back this cycle. But it’s unclear how good of a campaign he will run.
| Dec. 18, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
The American Homebrewers Association is hoping to slide a little something under the White House Christmas tree this year: lifetime memberships for President Barack Obama and outgoing-toque Sam Kass.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 9:44 p.m.
President Barack Obama granted clemency to 20 people Wednesday in a relatively rare show of leniency from him — with the administration promising more to come.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 5:07 p.m.
Updated 7:23 p.m. | Sen. Michael B. Enzi will be the chairman of the Senate Budget Committee in the next Congress.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 3:42 p.m.
The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 2:15 p.m.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., excoriated President Obama’s plan to normalize relations with Cuba and threatened to hold up efforts to confirm an ambassador and fund an embassy.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 12:56 p.m.
Updated 3:10 p.m. | The debate over President Barack Obama’s announced changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba will face a tough test at the Senate Appropriations Committee next year.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 12:19 p.m.
Updated 1:14 p.m. | Republican Martha McSally has officially defeated Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., after a protracted recount in the Tucson-based 2nd District reaffirmed her lead.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 11:53 a.m.
Rep. John D. Dingell, the retiring dean of the House, jokingly reflects on a lifetime of public service and the current state of congressional affairs in his latest holiday greeting.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 11:25 a.m.
The White House has released a fact sheet on President Barack Obama’s sweeping new deal to open up Cuba, which has sharply split Congress.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 10:50 a.m.
President Barack Obama’s deal with Cuba, which he will announce at noon, drew praise and sharp criticism on Capitol Hill as the details started to leak out.
| Dec. 17, 2014, 9:08 a.m.
“This will be the last vote of this Congress,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced shortly before 9:30 p.m.