| Aug. 16, 2014, 7:49 a.m.
Nearly a week after most of the state voted, Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz has now defeated Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary.
| Aug. 15, 2014, 6:13 p.m.
Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst told TIME Friday that she was sexually harassed in the military. Separating herself from many of her fellow Republicans, Ernst also said she would support taking sexual assault cases out of the military chain of command.
| Aug. 15, 2014, 4:24 p.m.
Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz in a one-on-one interview Friday with CQ Roll Call signaled that any further changes to how his agency processes natural gas export applications will have to come from Congress, as the Energy Department tries to end a controversy over how the United States ships gas to nations that are not trading partners.
| Aug. 15, 2014, 3:20 p.m.
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee will look into the program that provides Pentagon surplus to local police before the full Senate considers the next defense authorization.
| Aug. 15, 2014, 1:09 p.m.
The Florida Secretary of State submitted an alternative election schedule Friday to a state judge who is considering whether or not a redrawn congressional map should apply to the midterms.
| Aug. 15, 2014, 11:51 a.m.
John A. Boehner and crew can relax.
| Aug. 15, 2014, 11:39 a.m.
Heard on the Hill continues its look back at the best Hits and Misses from 2014, this week focusing on Minority Leader Nancy Pelosiís love for children, baseball and fist pumps.
| Aug. 15, 2014, 10:12 a.m.
Updated 11:03 a.m. | Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Friday praised a change in police tactics in Ferguson, Mo., that was followed, finally, by a peaceful night in the troubled St. Louis suburb.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 7:21 p.m.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 6:49 p.m.
Sen. Cory Booker wants the Justice Department to specifically investigate the arrests and detentions of journalists and protesters Wednesday evening in Ferguson, Mo.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 6:10 p.m.
Three senior Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are calling on panel chairman Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va., to hold hearings on the violence that has erupted in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager on Aug. 9.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 4:53 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will hold a retreat in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, this weekend with donors to boost two Democratic Senate campaigns: Rep. Gary Petersí bid in Michigan and Sen. Al Frankenís re-election in Minnesota.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 4:41 p.m.
The nationís eyes were riveted on the searing images from Ferguson, Mo., Thursday, but the violent protests in that small St. Louis suburb have also unexpectedly pushed two policy debates closer to the front burner in Washington: Civil rights and the militarization of police.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 3:18 p.m.
House Republicans rolled out another round of Young Guns, the partyís designation for top-tier candidates in open and Democratic-held seats.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 2:44 p.m.
A new Democratic poll shows Gwen Graham with a slight lead over Rep. Steve Southerland II, R-Fla., but still within the margin of error.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 2:43 p.m.
Updated: 5:05 p.m. | A bipartisan group of 50 senators urged appropriators Thursday to include a provision in year-end, catchall spending legislation that would prevent the U.S. Post Office from closing more mail-processing facilities in the next fiscal year.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 2:11 p.m.
President Barack Obama called for calm in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday, and said the FBI and Department of Justice are both launching independent investigations into the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 12:22 p.m.
Updated 12:53 p.m. | Lawmakers are beginning to speak out in reaction to the protests and police response in Ferguson, Mo., following the killing of an unarmed African-American teenager by police on Aug 9.
| Aug. 14, 2014, Noon
Rep. Cheri Bustos has decided itís ďGame On!Ē as far as dumping frosty water on oneís self is concerned.
| Aug. 14, 2014, 11:35 a.m.
The Ice Bucket Challenge isnít just for late-night funnymen and down-for-whatever daytime news anchors anymore.