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Capitol Hillís home for reimagined snack treats has flipped the script on a Sunshine State staple, (Just in time for Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubioís presidential run? Hmm.) whipping up a house-made goodie accented with fruity key lime, crumbly graham cracker and fluffy whipped cream.
As the Senate prepares to take up legislation that would let Congress reject a nuclear agreement with Iran, Speaker John A. Boehner reaffirmed Tuesday heís waiting for that bill with open arms.
A debate over Iran may highlight the Senateís agenda, but it already seems like there might be too much to do.
Itís time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.
Once upon a time, presidential candidates were expected to have more than passing experience in government, as well as the maturity and wisdom that sometimes come with age. But that has changed, apparently.
BOSTON ó Sporting a Red Sox cap and a fleece jacket emblazoned with the logo of his law firm, you wouldnít know that the man in the corner booth of a diner was a historic figure, one of just nine African-Americans to have ever served in the United States Senate.
Updated April 14, 11:00 a.m. | Marco Rubioís presidential campaign announcement speech included inspirational parts of his life story, the outline of a governing agenda and one flat-out error that appears to be a clumsy Prince reference.
Congress has no shortage of trouble moving big-ticket legislation, so it might be preposterous to think the Senate can move forward on replacing the education law known most recently as No Child Left Behind.
Young, telegenic and Hispanic, Marco Rubio was talked about as a future presidential candidate within days of his election to the Senate in 2010. That buzz has died down over the past four years, as have Rubioís ties to the tea party movement, but his entry into the 2016 race for the White House puts him into the top tier of Republican contenders.
Updated 6:19 p.m. | Marco Rubio on Monday became the third Republican senator to announce a bid for president and the first of the group to leave behind a competitive seat.
When Congress last reauthorized the Patriot Act in 2011, it went fairly easily. A majority of House Democrats objected, but support was strong among House Republicans and in both parties in the Senate. But lawmakers began to have second thoughts last year.
With key provisions of the Patriot Act set to expire on June 1, conservative advocacy groups are telling Republican lawmakers they should make significant changes to the governmentís authority to collect data about Americans.
Updated 3:20 p.m. | House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy did something Monday that hasnít happened in years: a pen-and-pad sit-down with Capitol Hill reporters. And this was a good one.
House Democrats, sensing a growing political advantage over Republicans on LGBT issues, are pushing a resolution to express congressional condemnation of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sixteen senators and representatives accepted an invitation to the White House from President Barack Obama on Feb. 24 to discuss ways the administration and Congress could work together to pass a meaningful criminal justice overhaul.
The usual way to identify potential House retirements is to pick out the oldest members of each caucus. But that strategy misses an entire crop of potential exits, because the most senior members arenít the only ones to call it quits.
Ten members of Congress will trade their suits for soccer jerseys next week to compete in the third annual Capital Soccer Classic.
Leaving the friends he made and inspirational figures he encountered while working on Capitol Hill is no easy task for former staffer Scott Overland.
Itís the first federal bribery indictment of a sitting senator in almost a quarter century, and the defendant is among the most combative and combustible Democrats in the Capitol. So why have Republicans spent the better part of the past two weeks with their hands over their mouths?
Lawmakers will already be facing a time crunch when the Senate returns Monday.