| July 28, 2015, 12:12 a.m.
| July 27, 2015, 10:21 p.m.
Sen. Lindsey Graham really got an iPhone.
| July 27, 2015, 8:55 p.m.
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen is the latest Obama administration official House Republicans want fired — or, in Koskinen’s case, held in contempt of Congress, or even impeached.
| July 27, 2015, 7:08 p.m.
Senate Republicans are looking to vote on defunding Planned Parenthood before leaving the Capitol for August recess.
| July 27, 2015, 6:18 p.m.
When it comes to 2016 endorsements, House Democrats were, until just a couple of days ago, divided into two camps : Those who had publicly endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president and those who hadn’t.
| July 27, 2015, 5:33 p.m.
If the Senate’s old guard has its way, the campaigning from the Senate floor would end. But don’t bet on it.
| July 27, 2015, 4:51 p.m.
Lightning cut short the second half of Monday’s First Tee Congressional Challenge, leaving the Republican side victorious for the fourth year in a row and retaining possession of the coveted Roll Call Cup.
| July 27, 2015, 3:21 p.m.
Two senators say politics are at play in the State Department’s announcement that the human trafficking situations in Malaysia and Cuba are improving.
| July 27, 2015, 2:34 p.m.
The House and Senate are taking slightly different approaches to moving energy bills through their chambers, but both have the same goal — to get President Barack Obama to sign bipartisan legislation reflecting the United States’ newfound position as a major energy producer.
| July 27, 2015, 2:32 p.m.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy had a message for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday: The House is not taking up the Senate highway bill before the August recess.
| July 27, 2015, 1:31 p.m.
SAN DIEGO — Cartoon Network “Regular Show” writer Patrick Baker once dreamed of running for higher office. He realizes, though, that his reframing of history in “The Presidential Dickerbook” — a satirical examination of the most egregious actions of our all-too-flawed commanders in chief — makes that unlikely.
| July 27, 2015, 12:01 p.m.
“The decorum in the Senate has deteriorated, and political partisanship has run rife, and when the American people see and hear such intellectual pemmican as was spewed forth on this floor last Friday, no wonder there is such a growing disrespect for Congress throughout the country.”
| July 27, 2015, 10:01 a.m.
This week, the House is expected to take up legislation to make new major executive branch rules contingent upon congressional approval, consider a bill to streamline “accountability” at the Department of Veterans Affairs and vote on a whole slew of suspensions.
| July 27, 2015, 10:01 a.m.
“Salt. To mark a memo or document in such a way that if it is leaked to press, the leaker will be identified. Commonly, a document is salted when one word is placed in one person’s copy, a different in the next person’s, and so forth. When it appears in print, the salter will know whose copy is leaked.”
| July 27, 2015, 8:18 a.m.
In a news conference in Ethiopia, President Barack Obama responded at length to Mike Huckabee’s comment that the Iran deal is marching Israelis to “the door of the oven” — saying it was part of a pattern of attacks that “would be ridiculous if it wasn’t so sad.”
| July 26, 2015, 4:13 p.m.
Updated 4:57 p.m. | In a pair of losses for conservatives, the Senate voted overwhelmingly Sunday to revive the Export-Import Bank while failing to overcome a filibuster of an attempt to repeal Obamacare — with more fireworks to come.
| July 26, 2015, 2:44 p.m.
Updated 5:05 p.m. | The Senate opened Sunday with a reading by the Senate President Pro Tem Orrin G. Hatch of the Senate’s rules of decorum, in an apparent rebuke of Sen. Ted Cruz calling Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a liar on Friday. And things got more personal from there.
| July 26, 2015, 7:01 a.m.
When Rush Limbaugh asked Sen. Ted Cruz what blowback he expected from accusing Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., of lying about reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, the Texas Republican said he was gearing up for more fights.
| July 25, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
Democrats have rallied to defend Planned Parenthood in the wake of the recent releases of two graphic undercover videos by an anti-abortion group, but the women’s health group is already feeling plenty of heat on Capitol Hill.
| July 24, 2015, 7:04 p.m.
A day later, Sen. Ted Cruz still hasn’t acknowledged he flubbed one on Iran during a debate with CodePink.