| July 21, 2014, 4:07 p.m.
It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.
| July 21, 2014, 4:02 p.m.
Minnesota Democrats have two problems: The 8th District has changed, and Rep. Rick Nolan doesn’t want to.
| July 21, 2014, 3:17 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday predicted Congress would fail to pass a fix for the veterans’ health crisis — and worried the same could happen with the border supplemental to address the child migrant crisis.
| July 21, 2014, 2:47 p.m.
With the Georgia Republican Senate runoff ending Tuesday, an outside group focused on eradicating wasteful government spending launched a TV ad against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn.
| July 21, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
The flood of unaccompanied child migrants crossing the Southwest border has slowed this month to about 150 a day, but a $3.7 billion border supplemental remains “critical,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday.
| July 21, 2014, 11:44 a.m.
President Barack Obama called for an “immediate” cease-fire in Gaza Monday, after an invasion and air assault by Israel in response to rocked attacks by Hamas left hundreds dead.
| July 21, 2014, 11:09 a.m.
Updated 12:00 p.m. | President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning discrimination by federal contractors against LGBT people — without a broad religious exemption included in the Senate-passed Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
| July 21, 2014, 7:01 a.m.
Rep. Patrick Murphy’s campaign made its first ad buy Monday in Florida’s 18th District, reserving $1.4 million in cable and broadcast in the West Palm Beach-Treasure Coast media market, according to figures shared first with CQ Roll Call.
| July 21, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
The most wide open Republican presidential contest in modern times is shaping up, so a thousand things could change in the 80 long weeks before the first scheduled caucuses and primaries take place. And a couple hundred of them surely will.
| July 21, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy does not officially step into his new job as majority leader until August, but for all intents and purposes, the California Republican has already assumed the visible duties of his next leadership role.
| July 20, 2014, 8:01 p.m.
The influence of religious conservatives might be waning nationwide, but the movement only stands to grow in Congress.
| July 20, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
Sometimes you have to take your medicine and go before Congress, like General Motors this past week. Until, of course, other events interfere and blow things a little off course. Which brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.
| July 20, 2014, 7:01 p.m.
Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.
| July 18, 2014, 10:04 p.m.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk said in a jarring video circulated late Friday that President Barack Obama’s Iran policy is leading to nuclear war.
| July 18, 2014, 6:21 p.m.
First Lady Michelle Obama’s battle for school lunch reform continued to heat up Friday as she urged a room full of kids and parents to become advocates for healthy lunch programs, despite “grownups’ ” attempts to block reform.
| July 18, 2014, 5:22 p.m.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee moved Rep. Rick Nolan of Minnesota to its Frontline program — a reflection of growing concern over his re-election prospects.
| July 18, 2014, 5:14 p.m.
Hoping to stem the child migrant criss, President Barack Obama will meet next Friday with President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras, and President Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement.
| July 18, 2014, 4:52 p.m.
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel said in a Friday radio interview that he expects to find over 10,000 voting “irregularities” in his campaign’s investigation of the June GOP runoff.
| July 18, 2014, 4:51 p.m.
Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., was called into action while flying home Thursday when a young woman a few rows in front of him began having a seizure.
| July 18, 2014, 4:50 p.m.
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa is giving the White House one more chance to comply with the subpoena of Obama’s top political adviser, David Simas.