| March 7, 2014, 3:50 p.m.
Need to catch the retelling of one of Shakespeare’s seminal histories? How about the cinema of peace and war in the Middle East? Or how about a trip down South, by Southwest?
| March 7, 2014, 3:02 p.m.
So, how nasty was the brouhaha between Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa and ranking member Elijah E. Cummings, anyway? And how did the resulting floor fight over a resolution to rap Issa on the knuckles compare to other partisan stunts?
| March 7, 2014, 2:14 p.m.
“All I could visualize, to be perfectly honest, was being a teacher, a social worker and a secretary,” said Rep. Susan A. Davis, D-Calif.
| March 6, 2014, 4:10 p.m.
Despite opposition from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., District leaders advanced a plan to create a new need-based scholarship program funded by the city.
| March 5, 2014, 5:01 p.m.
Washington has sold out. Want evidence? Try going to a concert.
| March 5, 2014, 4:23 p.m.
Few museum exhibits offer an occasion to actually complete an artist’s body of work. But a retrospective of the legendary street photographer Garry Winogrand now at the National Gallery of Art offers a rare exception by displaying haunting, unconventional portraits of mid-20th-century America — many of which weren’t developed or known to exist before his death in 1984.
| March 5, 2014, 4 p.m.
After years of deep cuts, the agencies responsible for federal audits, investigations and public policy research might see some funds restored in fiscal 2015.
| March 5, 2014, 2:44 p.m.
The most recent assessment of the troubled Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, a project nearly 15 years in the making, points to positive progress on the design — with plenty of room for improvement.
| March 5, 2014, 1:58 p.m.
This week’s dignitary-motorcade-caused traffic conflagration in Washington continues to reverberate, with the Secret Service responding quickly to complaints from District Mayor Vincent Gray and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., affirming that “D.C. is not a fiefdom.”
| March 5, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Has the Capitol Dome dimmed just a bit? Does the thought of constituent mail turn your stomach? Re-election leaving you glum? Perhaps Capitol Hill is not for you. But how to approach those contacts that helped you land that coveted job in the first place? Hill Navigator discusses.
| March 4, 2014, 6:01 p.m.
The D.C. Council gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill that makes possession of small amounts of marijuana in the nation’s capital a civil offense, with penalties similar to a parking ticket.
| March 4, 2014, 4:06 p.m.
Much of the wall decor in the third-floor Rayburn office that has served as Rep. John D. Dingell’s Capitol Hill headquarters for 23 years would be better suited to a hunting lodge.
| March 4, 2014, 3:42 p.m.
In recent years, lawmakers in both chambers have used the budget for congressional offices and support agencies as an opportunity to prove Congress can lead by example in the quest to cut government spending.
| March 4, 2014, 12:48 p.m.
Each of us has a short list tucked away someplace: the handful of people who say nice things about us and are willing to serve as recommendations. By their very nature, recommendations are favorably biased–we’re more likely to provide the names of the people who view us as successes, rather than failures, so this is a less a scientific examination and more of a praise-a-thon. But what if you want to use your member of Congress’ office on your short list, even if your internship was back in the days of Speaker Dennis Hastert? Hill Navigator discusses.
| March 4, 2014, 11:43 a.m.
When you go to war the goal is to win, but in order to win you must, of course, survive.
| March 3, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
Winter’s latest broadside to Washington has notched another snow day for the government and local schools, but hasn’t managed to totally shut down the movies, which is good news for moviegoers looking to catch up on Oscar contenders and winners that might have eluded them so far.
| March 3, 2014, 11:36 a.m.
Hill Navigator is not yet finished talking about breast-feeding on Capitol Hill. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released data showing a decline of toddler obesity, citing increased rates of breast-feeding as a likely cause. And for more good news, the original article about staffers pumping milk on Capitol Hill garnered sufficient reaction to merit another dedicated post: this time about the Library of Congress.
| Feb. 28, 2014, 6:41 p.m.
Be alert for big vehicles when traversing the Senate side of the Capitol grounds on Monday.
| Feb. 28, 2014, 6:13 p.m.
The Transportation Security Administration appears to have set the record straight when it comes to driver’s licenses issued in Washington, D.C.
| Feb. 28, 2014, 4:27 p.m.
The 24th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival is under way, with a full slate of films airing through March 9 at area venues and a series of talks at the Library of Congress for cinephiles on their lunch break.