| Nov. 22, 2015, 12:02 a.m.
Even before Republican Sen. David Vitter’s announcement that he would not seek re-election next fall after his loss in the Louisiana governor’s race Saturday night, a number of Pelican State Republicans were already looking at his seat.
| Nov. 21, 2015, 10:13 p.m.
Republican Sen. David Vitter said he will not seek re-election next year after his stunning loss to Democrat John Bel Edwards in the Louisiana governor’s race.
| Nov. 21, 2015, 8:07 a.m.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is once again drawing the ire of the District of Columbia’s congresswoman by taking aim at D.C.’s gun laws.
| Nov. 21, 2015, 8:01 a.m.
Congratulations to this week’s winner, and thanks to the readers who contributed captions to our Capitol Quip contest.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 5:56 p.m.
Indian-Americans make up one of the of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population and generally lean Democratic. But Shalabh ‘Shalli’ Kumar – a wealthy Chicago businessman who immigrated from India nearly 50 years ago – is hoping to change that.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 5:54 p.m.
Sen. Mike Lee is no longer taking hallway interviews.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 4:50 p.m.
The controversy over Planned Parenthood may have cooled down in Congress, but that didn’t stop the issue from heating up Thursday night on ABC’s hit show “Scandal.”
| Nov. 20, 2015, 4:27 p.m.
As Louisiana voted Saturday in the runoff election for governor, Sen. David Vitter flooded the three-parish New Orleans metro area with robocalls striking a contrite tone: “I humbly ask for your vote.”
| Nov. 20, 2015, 4:07 p.m.
The Florida man who flew a gyrocopter onto the Capitol grounds pleaded guilty to a felony Friday, and is hoping to avoid jail time and return to the District of Columbia for a campaign finance overhaul rally before his sentencing.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 4:06 p.m.
The House debate on refugees and national security this week took a turn for the personal and for good reason: Several members are refugees or the children of refugees, have family ties to the Middle East or were imprisoned in U.S. internment camps on the basis of their ethnicity.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 1:37 p.m.
A trio of former aides to former Rep. Rand Paul, R-Texas, and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are not out of the woods yet on criminal charges related to Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 1:12 p.m.
Despite initial concerns that former Speaker John A. Boehner’s departure would affect fundraising, the National Republican Congressional Committee raised $5.1 million in the first month after he announced his retirement.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 12:20 p.m.
Updated: 12:50 p.m. | Every day there’s a new story exposing a candidate or a politician, and each misstep is portrayed as a disqualifier — a mistake that will lead to the candidate’s demise. It can be easy to forget that imperfect people get elected to office.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 12:18 p.m.
President Barack Obama has acknowledged enjoying cigarettes at the White House, but says he stopped lighting up there in 2010.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 12:17 p.m.
The government on Friday asked the Supreme Court to lift an injunction that has blocked President Barack Obama's executive actions affecting millions of undocumented immigrants.
| Nov. 20, 2015, 11:34 a.m.
Lawmakers prepped for their Thanksgiving recess by winking, saluting R. Kelly and “popping off.”
| Nov. 20, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
A debate over domestic surveillance that appeared resolved months ago is getting new life in the Senate — and on the 2016 presidential trail.
| Nov. 19, 2015, 5:41 p.m.
A House staffer took the witness stand in District of Columbia court Thursday, in a case that has raised questions about Capitol Police policy toward protesters.
| Nov. 19, 2015, 4:40 p.m.
Nearly every member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Frontline Program for vulnerable members voted Thursday for a Republican bill that would add bureaucratic security checks for Syrians and Iraqis hoping to enter the U.S. as refugees.
| Nov. 19, 2015, 4:38 p.m.
Democrats on both sides of the Capitol want President Barack Obama to get tougher on the Islamic State, in both words and deeds.