| April 24, 2013, 5:16 p.m.
Eric Draper has had one of the best seats in history. As the longest-serving chief White House photographer, he documented both terms of George W. Bush’s administration and has given the world a view into the public and private lives of the former president, his family and his top aides.
| April 24, 2013, 4:59 p.m.
From left, Lisa McNair, sister of 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victim Denise McNair, and Reps. Terri A. Sewell, Spencer Bachus and Sanford D. Bishop Jr., talk on the House steps before Wednesday’s vote to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombings: Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley. The 1963, bombing in Birmingham, Ala., served as a catalyst for the civil rights movement. In the background, a staff member carries a poster with photos of the victims.
| April 23, 2013, 5:57 p.m.
Sen. Rand Paul gives a talk to eighth-graders from St. Joseph Catholic School in Bowling Green, Ky., on the East Front of the Capitol.
| April 23, 2013, 4:07 p.m.
Graduation day is approaching. Plenty of people will arrive in Washington, D.C., diploma in hand and with a starry gaze toward the Capitol Dome. But wanting a job in public service isn’t enough. How do you find one? And then, how do you find a place to live? This week, Hill Navigator has some advice for new graduates on how to spin your credentials into a job on Capitol Hill and move here permanently. It starts — like many things in life — with lots of coffee.
| April 23, 2013, 1:09 p.m.
Bob Edgar, the liberal Pennsylvania Democrat who spent his 12 years in Congress crusading against “pork barrel” legislation and fighting for better mental-health care for veterans, died suddenly Tuesday morning, according to the advocacy organization Common Cause, where Edgar served as president and CEO. He was 69.
| April 22, 2013, 5:56 p.m.
Washington, D.C., Republicans are finding themselves in unfamiliar territory: They’re being targeted for get-out-the-vote efforts in a competitive election in the nation’s capital.
| April 22, 2013, 5:07 p.m.
Washington Nationals racing president Abraham Lincoln walks back into Union Station after handing out team schedules and posing for photos with fans during a Nationals rally at the station Monday.
| April 22, 2013, 3:34 p.m.
A staccato drum beat. A stone, gray set. The nobles stand a body-length above the people. The people are hungry and shouting for corn. The nobility looks on in disdain.
| April 19, 2013, 5:29 p.m.
With the Boston Marathon bombings fresh in mind, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., wants to make sure the sequester does not interfere with law enforcement efforts to protect against acts of terror during summer events in the nation’s capital.
| April 19, 2013, 4:23 p.m.
Capitol workers clean the reflecting pool surrounding the skylights on the East Plaza above the Capitol Visitor Center on April 19.
| April 18, 2013, 7:07 p.m.
The 48-hour whirlwind of mild panic on Capitol Hill subsided Thursday, but not before taking a turn for the absurd when the suspect arrested in connection with mailing ricin-laced envelopes to President Barack Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker was revealed to have been an Elvis impersonator that the Mississippi Republican had employed years before.
| April 18, 2013, 5:22 p.m.
Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before former colleagues on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday.
| April 18, 2013, 5:13 p.m.
Natitude has hit Washingtonians hard with the kickoff of the Major League Baseball season and fans rooting for the Nationals to bring home World Series rings. But everyone knows the one championship you can count on at Nationals Park is on June 13, when Democrats and Republicans face off for the 52nd Annual CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game.
| April 18, 2013, 5:10 p.m.
Note to public relations gurus in Washington: There is more to life than putting words in people’s mouths.
| April 17, 2013, 5:37 p.m.
The hyper-local special election for a D.C. Council seat next week isn’t likely to get much attention from lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
| April 17, 2013, 4:51 p.m.
Red tulips bloom by the West Front of the Capitol on Wednesday.
| April 16, 2013, 7:11 p.m.
Who was Gabe Zimmerman?
| April 16, 2013, 6:17 p.m.
The Capitol and the John A. Wilson Building are separated by less than 3 miles, but sometimes it seems like the buildings where Congress and D.C. government work are in different countries, let alone quadrants, and their elected officials speak different languages.
| April 16, 2013, 6:15 p.m.
Sen. Angus King’s political career has truly come full circle.
| April 16, 2013, 6:11 p.m.
So you think you want to leave the Hill?