| June 18, 2013, 5:27 p.m.
The U.S. Postal Service is proceeding with recommendations to close three House-side post offices and is posting solicitations for public comment on whether to go ahead with the closures.
| June 18, 2013, 5:20 p.m.
Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, appears Tuesday before the House Intelligence Committee to discuss the agency’s surveillance programs.
| June 18, 2013, 5:18 p.m.
At a minimum, the folks at Frager’s Hardware should know this: People on Capitol Hill from all walks of life freaking love them.
| June 18, 2013, 3:01 p.m.
No one wants to be the guy languishing in the basement with a red stapler, but periodically a responsibility reshuffle can show who’s on the way up and who’s on the way out. And for those paying close attention, it can be sobering news.
| June 18, 2013, 9:51 a.m.
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is just over a week away, but the preparations on the National Mall are under way in earnest.
| June 17, 2013, 6:55 p.m.
The forced-upon-us neighborhood nickname of NoMA (North of Massachusetts Avenue) is here to stay, for better or worse. On the bright side, it does means the NoMA Summer Screen series is a part of the hood’s upcoming Wednesday landscape.
| June 17, 2013, 4:56 p.m.
A passer-by looks out one of the large windows in the Russell Senate Office Building at the view of the Capitol Dome.
| June 17, 2013, 4:54 p.m.
The Capitol community will pause for a few moments this week to honor Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist and former D.C. resident whose statued likeness will be placed in the Capitol on Wednesday.
| June 17, 2013, 4:31 p.m.
Though he’s a long time gone from the political fray, former Sen. Rod Grams keeps a close watch on the goings-on in Washington from his place on the family farm and the familiar confines of the media world he was in before being elected to Congress.
| June 17, 2013, 11:31 a.m.
Intern season has started, and already a debate as to the merits of paid vs. unpaid interns is under way. Today’s question is a bit more straightforward though:
| June 17, 2013, 8:39 a.m.
CLEVELAND — Washington Nationals fans who were immensely frustrated with the Nats’ offensive performance in their three-game series here against the Indians can take heart.
| June 17, 2013, 8:02 a.m.
CLEVELAND — Yes, summer in Washington can be a pain, especially if you have relatives or friends who insist you squire them to museums or exhibits or sites that are old hat for residents, as detailed by the Washington Post’s Monica Hesse in a pretty funny story today.
| June 15, 2013, 9:51 a.m.
CLEVELAND — Imagine the surprise of Roll Call After Dark when, tooling around on Saturday morning near Cleveland Browns Stadium on Lakeside Avenue, we happened upon some D.C. familiarity, a map of the Washington Metro system.
| June 14, 2013, 3:43 p.m.
A strong line of thunderstorms approached the Capitol on Thursday, the same day the Gallup Organization presented Congress with its worst approval ratings in Gallup polling history.
| June 14, 2013, 12:37 p.m.
It’s going to be a good, long stretch of for cinephiles in Washington, with one of the premier documentary film festivals in the world, AFI Docs presented by Audi, expanding its reach into the District from its traditional Silver Spring, Md., home with a bevy of political, thought-provoking and entertaining nonfiction flicks.
| June 14, 2013, 11:01 a.m.
Dylan Matthews of The Washington Post has a story out that touches on a classic Capitol Hill question: Should unpaid internships be illegal?
| June 14, 2013, 9:09 a.m.
It’s probably been too long since you’ve seen “Election,” the 1999 film about ambition gone amuck in a high school student council contest, starring Reese Witherspoon as the immortal and ultimate political animal Tracy Flick and Matthew Broderick as her beleaguered and compromised teacher.
| June 14, 2013, 8:46 a.m.
Hill Center and Friends of the Southeast Library are screening the thriller “Seven Days in May” tonight, a free offering that will be hosted by Hill Rag film critic Mike Canning.
| June 13, 2013, 9:33 p.m.
Speaker John A. Boehner gave a little pep talk to his GOP baseball cohorts tonight.
| June 13, 2013, 6:46 p.m.
Teresa Rousseau, the mother of Newtown, Conn., shooting victim Lauren Rousseau, is greeted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during a Thursday news conference on Capitol Hill with members of Congress and Newtown families on the six-month anniversary of the shootings.