| Aug. 22, 2014, 12:01 p.m.
Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., went up Friday with her first ad of the cycle, touting her commitment to women’s issues.
| Aug. 22, 2014, 11:01 a.m.
As Heard on the Hill’s look back at 2014 rolls on, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid organizes his calendar, greases pigs and pays tribute to his favorite Americans — the Koch brothers.
| Aug. 22, 2014, 10:46 a.m.
MANCHESTER, N.H. | One Republican senator from the Midwest might as well be asking: Will taxes raise the sticker price of this mug of bacon?
| Aug. 22, 2014, 10:41 a.m.
Fake pol Gil Fulbright wants to cause real problems for Senate hopeful Scott P. Brown.
| Aug. 22, 2014, 7:46 a.m.
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox, a Democrat, hopes her community ties and political experience will boost her to victory in Tuesday’s primary in Arizona’s 7th District.
| Aug. 22, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
The Midwest continues to be the land of competitive House races.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 9:31 p.m.
The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee wants a special counsel to investigate President Barack Obama’s swap of five Taliban members for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 4:56 p.m.
With lawmakers on the left and right questioning the militarization of law enforcement after two weeks of violence in Ferguson, Mo., Sen. Claire McCaskill announced she will hold hearings next month on the federal programs supplying local authorities with surplus military gear.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 4:04 p.m.
A leading House Republican says the Obama administration needs to plug the leaks that led to revelations of an unsuccessful covert mission earlier this summer to rescue journalist James Foley and other hostages from jihadist captors in Syria.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 3:50 p.m.
The Defense Department violated the law when it didn’t tell Congress before transferring five Taliban detainees from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar in return for the Taliban’s release of captured Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the Government Accountability Office said in a legal decision made public Thursday.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 1:46 p.m.
South Dakota Democratic Senate hopeful Rick Weiland apparently is not so hopeful.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 11:58 a.m.
Members of the George Washington University Colonials men’s basketball team had a ball wending their way through all the touristy spots in the Capitol.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 11:04 a.m.
A Republican-aligned outside group launched a $1.25 million ad buy Thursday against Alaska Sen. Mark Begich.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 9:55 a.m.
FXX is effectively hijacking the rest of any animation-lovers’ summer by airing every Simpsons in consecutive order — all 552 episodes plus the 2007 feature film — beginning Thursday at 10 a.m.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 5:02 a.m.
New England hasn’t been fertile territory for Republican candidates of late, but the party has an opportunity to gain House seats in the region this November.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 12:07 a.m.
Freshman Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., released his first ad of the cycle Thursday, touting work he’s done that he says has helped “hold Congress accountable.”
| Aug. 21, 2014, 12:02 a.m.
ADEL, Iowa – When David Young first became Sen. Charles E. Grassley’s chief of staff seven years ago, the senator sat him down for a talk. Young thought he was in for the riot act or a long list of rules.
| Aug. 20, 2014, 11:11 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — House Republicans won’t shut down the government in September, Heritage Action is “constructive at the end of the day” and a person can write a book without necessarily running for president.
| Aug. 20, 2014, 9:59 p.m.
Americans are increasingly uncomfortable with the current federal role in public education, according to a poll released Wednesday.
| Aug. 20, 2014, 5 p.m.
The August recess seems like the perfect time to hit the links, bask in the blessed absence of meaningless electronic blather — and perhaps settle a few political scores.