| May 31, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner can take credit for major legislation during his tenure as House Judiciary chairman, but none carries the weight or consequence of the law that will be his legacy: the USA Patriot Act.
| May 30, 2015, 4:43 p.m.
Updated May 31 3:49 p.m. | Rand Paul’s presidential campaign wants to portray his fight to block any Patriot Act extension as a faceoff against President Barack Obama. But the Kentucky senator is waging an increasingly lonely battle.
| May 29, 2015, 5:22 p.m.
Officials in Lithuania and Poland told Senate Minority Whip Richard J. Durbin they’re concerned enough about the threat posed by Russia that they want to host U.S. military bases.
| May 29, 2015, 3:53 p.m.
At least a handful of GOP senators are vulnerable this election cycle, but none more than Mark S. Kirk of Illinois.
| May 29, 2015, 3:31 p.m.
Congress is girding for a showdown over how to pay a looming bill of at least $139 billion for acquiring new nuclear-missile submarines.
| May 29, 2015, 3:23 p.m.
The same day President Barack Obama announced the removal of Cuba from the State Sponsor of Terrorism list, Speaker John A. Boehner reiterated the House won’t be a willing partner in the administration’s campaign to normalize relations between the two countries.
| May 29, 2015, 2:13 p.m.
Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will attempt to bowl over competitors onJune 1 at the 3rd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament.
| May 29, 2015, 12:11 p.m.
Updated May 30, 11:06 a.m. | Sen. Rand Paul made it official Saturday: Patriot Act surveillance authorities are going to lapse.
| May 29, 2015, 11:56 a.m.
With Congress out, HOH pays tribute this week to the always unflappable Rob Bishop, R-Utah, the only member yet to tweet a single character, who shows off his favorite graphs, touts his Big Mac-eating skills and can’t wait for the next Cubs game to air.
| May 29, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Ways and Means Chairman Paul D. Ryan has a solution to President Barack Obama’s human-trafficking problem.
| May 28, 2015, 5:05 p.m.
Former Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire told supporters in an email Thursday she is “ready to win” back the seat she was ousted from in 2014.
| May 28, 2015, 3:22 p.m.
If her combativeness Thursday was any indication, federal District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer could surprise legal experts who believed Speaker John A. Boehner’s Obamacare lawsuit was doomed.
| May 28, 2015, 11:13 a.m.
Sen. Lindsey Graham has known for months that with his 60th birthday approaching, the deadline for mandatory retirement from the Air Force Reserve is just ahead of him.
| May 28, 2015, 11:04 a.m.
Always fantasized about taking the proverbial bull by the balls? The Montana State Society wants to help turn that dream into a reality via the 11th Annual Testy Fest.
| May 27, 2015, 6:39 p.m.
Updated 7:17 p.m. | A senior administration official warned Congress would be playing “national security Russian roulette” if they fail to pass a Patriot Act extension by Sunday night.
| May 27, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
Sen. Ted Cruz is warning he might seek to compel testimony from the Treasury Department about the Affordable Care Act.
| May 27, 2015, 5:27 p.m.
| May 27, 2015, 4:40 p.m.
Christian musicians We Are Watchmen want the world to know we’re all doomed — unless Sen. Ted Cruz is handed the keys to the White House ASAFP.
| May 27, 2015, 4:40 p.m.
Some jobs are too good to risk. Even for a Senate bid.
| May 27, 2015, 4:05 p.m.
It is time to once again mark your calendars — Seersucker Thursday will be June 11.