| March 31, 2014, 1:31 p.m.
Inviting in a former House majority leader and presidential candidate to ring doorbells in southeast Washington could seem like calling in the big dogs for a D.C. Council campaign.
| March 31, 2014, 12:02 p.m.
It seems like nearly every time you open Roll Call, there’s a story about someone who is leaving the Hill. Gone are the government-issued BlackBerrys, the cheap suits and the metal detectors; say hello to the company-issued iPad mini, monogrammed cufflinks and personal office baristas.
| March 28, 2014, 6:20 p.m.
Late Friday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., released a statement saying he had just learned about the two D.C. autonomy bills that Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, told CQ Roll Call about on Thursday.
| March 28, 2014, 6:09 p.m.
Capitol Police briefly detained a reporter on Friday, after the journalist lodged a question at a high-ranking administration official being escorted through the hallway.
| March 28, 2014, 5:19 p.m.
The last chance for “scaffold-free” photos and video of the Capitol is approaching, the Architect of the Capitol reports.
| March 28, 2014, 4:20 p.m.
Amazing what a couple of days above freezing will do for everyone’s disposition!
| March 28, 2014, 2:44 p.m.
PHOENIX — For convention delegates traumatized by long commutes, far-flung venues and disparate hotel options, the prospect of drama-free access this time around is highly appealing.
| March 27, 2014, 5:29 p.m.
Polls show that nearly half of those likely to vote in the District’s April 1 Democratic primary could change their mind about their choice for mayor in the final days of the race.
| March 27, 2014, 1:37 p.m.
Hill Navigator is a little late to the game on this one, but was recently handed a copy of Mark Leibovich’s New York Times Magazine article, “All is Fair in the Fog of Fake Outrage” (March 9). Leibovich dissects what he terms “completely inappropriate drama” behind the Kentucky Senate race between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes.
| March 27, 2014, 1:20 p.m.
On Wednesday night, D.C. Shadow Sen. Paul Strauss joined Sen. Mark Begich at an Indiana Avenue sports bar to help celebrate the Alaska Democrat’s 52nd birthday — the number 51 also came up.
| March 26, 2014, 6:05 p.m.
There’s nothing worse than disappointing a good friend.
| March 26, 2014, 5:38 p.m.
This is a tough one: Whom to root for when your home town team (Phoenix Suns) take on your adopted home town team (Washington Wizards.)
| March 26, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
Similarities between the two Democrats campaigning to represent Capitol Hill on the D.C. Council — Charles Allen and Darrel Thompson — are striking.
| March 25, 2014, 6:34 p.m.
The Architect of the Capitol estimates a complete restoration of the Capitol Dome will cost $125 million, but that total might not be reliable, according to the Government Accountability Office.
| March 25, 2014, 6:32 p.m.
Mark Halperin, co-author of “Double Down: Game Change 2012,” swings by the Hill Center (921 Pennsylvania Ave. NE) Wednesday in a rescheduled Roll Call Book Club event that was snowed out last month.
| March 25, 2014, 6:20 p.m.
Terrance W. Gainer spent most of March 4 with the Dalai Lama, guiding the spiritual leader around the Capitol in his capacity as the Senate sergeant-at-arms.
| March 25, 2014, 4:37 p.m.
In the wake of the Washington Navy Yard shooting, the Capitol’s top law enforcement officials went in different directions on security — resulting in an uneven response to a potential campus threat that Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine hopes is never repeated.
| March 25, 2014, 12:40 p.m.
Two candidates for Capitol Hill’s seat on the D.C. Council face off Tuesday night in a venue best known for booking top-notch bands and peddling $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon tallboys.
| March 25, 2014, 11:43 a.m.
Hill Navigator has yet to meet a person in Washington, D.C., who has never been turned down for a job. On both sides of the aisle, in each branch of government, there are staffers that — like you — were not picked for a job they wanted.*
| March 25, 2014, 11:18 a.m.
Updated 11:15 a.m. | Five years after retiring from public office, former Rep. James Walsh, R-N.Y., is enjoying life as a lobbyist in the nation’s capital.