| Sept. 22, 2014, 6:56 p.m.
President Barack Obama has said he won’t make sweeping changes to immigration policy until after the midterm elections in order to protect vulnerable Democrats in tight races, but House Republicans don’t want to wait to see what the president has up his sleeve.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 5:50 p.m.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants Medicare to do more for early detection of lung cancer, a particularly pronounced issue in Kentucky.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 5:13 p.m.
BATON ROUGE, La. — In the shadow of the state Capitol on Monday, Sen. Mary L. Landrieu had a message for any Republican critics of her decision Saturday to help a Louisiana State University football fan perform a keg stand as she campaigned across campus.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 4:24 p.m.
Not even the lure of spending some quality time with a Cheney could compel congressional Republicans to hang around the Log Cabin Republican’s Spirit of Lincoln dinner in D.C. for longer than it takes to watch an episode of “Modern Family.”
| Sept. 22, 2014, 4:06 p.m.
The ISIS war might cost U.S. taxpayers tens of billions. Or it might not. At this point, the White House still isn’t releasing an approximate figure.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 3:52 p.m.
The senator leading a push to authorize the war against ISIS after the elections wants an intelligence briefing first, so lawmakers know the full extent of the covert operations already under way.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 3:22 p.m.
A new Democratic poll showed freshman Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., with a slim lead over former Rep. Doug Ose, R-Calif., in the race for his Sacramento-based district.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 3:16 p.m.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Six weeks from Election Day, Sen. Mary L. Landrieu gathered the troops on the Louisiana State University campus, where tens of thousands of football fans and prospective voters congregated for hours ahead of the Saturday night game.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 3:03 p.m.
Between Aug. 1 and Nov. 12, the House will have only been in session for eight days — translating to a $788 per hour wage for Speaker John A. Boehner.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
Democrats vs. Republicans. Red vs. Blue. Us vs. Them.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 2:25 p.m.
Updated 4:20 p.m. | President Barack Obama still supports the nomination of Michael P. Boggs for a federal judgeship in Georgia, even though Sen. Patrick J. Leahy told The New York Times there aren’t enough votes for confirmation.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 2:05 p.m.
Sen. Barbara Boxer is making a personal appeal to the new National Football League executive in charge of government affairs, calling for more action to address domestic violence.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 1 p.m.
On track to be the least productive Congress in modern times, members made short work of their September legislative agenda and headed back to the hustings in full campaign mode. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 12:48 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.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 11:31 a.m.
OKLAHOMA CITY — This is a state that knows what it’s like to recover from a disaster.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 11:20 a.m.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will air a new ad Monday in Colorado attacking GOP Rep. Cory Gardner on birth control.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 5:02 a.m.
Say this about the 113th Congress: It’s managed to live down to low expectations.
| Sept. 22, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Freshman Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., a top Democratic target this cycle, had a 19-point lead over his opponent with six weeks to go until Election Day, according to a poll conducted for his campaign and provided first to CQ Roll Call.
| Sept. 21, 2014, 9:01 p.m.
Think of it as must-book TV.
| Sept. 21, 2014, 12:12 p.m.
BATON ROUGE, La. — There are some wild and crazy people in there.