| Dec. 27, 2014, 4:06 p.m.
Sen. Lindsey Graham said Saturday that a vote on legislation providing for more stringent conditional sanctions against Iran would be among the first items of business for the 114th Congress.
| Dec. 26, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Tar Heel State residents should enjoy the absence of political ads on their airwaves while they can.
| Dec. 25, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Rep.-elect Gwen Graham, with her famous family name and nimble campaign operation, was one of only two Democrats to oust a Republican incumbent in 2014.
| Dec. 24, 2014, 2:16 p.m.
Thinking about hitting the road after knocking back a whole mess of eggnog?
| Dec. 24, 2014, 1:12 p.m.
House Republicans are moving to increase the use of dynamic scoring through a rules change that would require long-term estimates of the economic effects of major legislation.
| Dec. 24, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y., pled guilty Tuesday to one count of federal tax evasion but refused to resign his seat, creating chaos in this Staten Island-based district even before the 114th Congress is sworn in.
| Dec. 23, 2014, 3:17 p.m.
“Chasing the Hill” creator Brent Roske may not have snagged that House seat he was angling for last year. But the political junkie is already positioned on the front lines of history in Des Moines, and he’s gearing up for 2016 with a half-hour long version of “Roske on Politics.”
| Dec. 23, 2014, 2:01 p.m.
Updated 2:21 p.m. | NEW YORK — Rep. Michael G. Grimm said he won’t step down, despite pleading guilty Tuesday to one of the 20 felony tax fraud charges he’s been battling since April — immediately raising questions about whether the New York Republican will be forced to resign his seat in Congress.
| Dec. 23, 2014, 12:21 p.m.
As Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y., reportedly prepares to enter a guilty plea Tuesday to at least one of the 20 felony charges against him, his former foe confirmed he is being recruited to run for the Staten Island seat.
| Dec. 23, 2014, 9:43 a.m.
Updated 11:05 a.m. | House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi became the first member of leadership on either side of the aisle to call for Rep. Michael G. Grimm’s ouster from Congress.
| Dec. 23, 2014, 8:26 a.m.
The 113th Congress began with an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws seeming likely, if not inevitable.
| Dec. 23, 2014, 5:02 a.m.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill., is adamant he will seek re-election in the Land of Lincoln, giving forceful declarations of his intentions to national and local press.
| Dec. 23, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
In a town where everyone wants to be heard, a big part of Mattie Duppler’s job is to listen.
| Dec. 22, 2014, 4:22 p.m.
Rep. Michael G. Grimm, R-N.Y., is expected to plead guilty in court to at least one of the 20 felony counts lodged against him, local news outlets reported Monday.
| Dec. 22, 2014, 3:21 p.m.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist fears no one in Washington. But it took him a while to figure out how to successfully mix things up with faux-conservative interviewer Stephen Colbert.
| Dec. 22, 2014, 12:20 p.m.
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., used his 4-day trip to Ebola-stricken Liberia to emphasize it is a safe place to travel — and additional investment may be needed to keep it that way.
| Dec. 22, 2014, 11:50 a.m.
The final flurry of activity aside, it remains undeniable that members of the outgoing Congress accomplished precious little as legislators. Less noticed, but almost as clear, is how the “do-nothing” label also may be affixed to their efforts at policing themselves.
| Dec. 22, 2014, 9:45 a.m.
One senator wants President Barack Obama to invite members of Congress to the White House for a screening of “The Interview.”
| Dec. 22, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s presidential exploration roiled Capitol Hill last week. Back in his home state, pols also had their eye on another Sunshine State Republican, Sen. Marco Rubio, whose own presidential ambitions could kick off a pivotal open-seat race for Senate.
| Dec. 22, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Call her the Kevin Bacon of Congress.