| Oct. 29, 2014, 3:20 p.m.
The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 2:41 p.m.
Updated 3:30 p.m. | The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is spending precious eleventh-hour funds on two more incumbents, Reps. Steven Horsford of Nevada and Lois Capps of California, in the final days of the midterms.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 2:20 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is giving endangered Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, a legislative gift ahead of next week’s election.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 2:19 p.m.
Democrats have lost ground with millennials compared to past election cycles — a development that suggests the country’s youngest voters are open to both parties, according to a new Harvard Institute of Politics poll.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 1:54 p.m.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has endorsed fellow Republican Zach Dasher, who is challenging embattled Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 12:54 p.m.
Medium Rare founder Mark Bucher is importing a holiday tradition to Capitol Hill: staff will fry up — for free — any turkeys folks brought by his new(ish) Barracks Row location on Thanksgiving morning.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 12:49 p.m.
The two Randolph-Macon College professors running for Virginia’s 7th District did their best Tuesday night to make sure their workplace knew they didn’t want to be there anymore.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 12:47 p.m.
Vulnerable Rep. Lee Terry received an emphatic endorsement Wednesday, but the Nebraska Republican is not likely to tout this show of support on the campaign trail any time soon.
| Oct. 29, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
C-SPAN’s most prominent space cadet may be gone. But a handful of still-spellbound Ohioans — including Rep. Tim Ryan — simply cannot stop talking about larger-than-life former lawmaker James A. Traficant Jr.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 6:55 p.m.
While most Republicans are focused on Tuesday’s midterms, some members are already eyeing another race: The battle to be the next chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 6:28 p.m.
Updated 9:35 p.m. | Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans won’t be able to repeal Obamacare anytime soon.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 5:48 p.m.
Less than two weeks to go before Election Day, a new poll shows Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., trails his Democratic opponent by a 5-point margin.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 5:42 p.m.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is ordering a security upgrade against the threat of terrorism for federal buildings across the country, he announced Tuesday.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 4:29 p.m.
If outgoing House Agriculture Chairman Frank Lucas decides to challenge Rep. Jeb Hensarling for the Financial Services gavel and succeeds, it wouldn’t be a setback for just the current chairman.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 3:53 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., unexpectedly returned to Washington from his home state due to a family emergency.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 3:43 p.m.
President Barack Obama sought to tamp down Ebola panic Tuesday and spoke out strongly in favor of treating health care workers heading to Africa with respect.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 2:40 p.m.
Updated 3:47 p.m. | If you’ve been searching through Senate campaign finance reports recently, you’ve probably noticed an unusual message at the top of the Federal Election Commission website.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 1:27 p.m.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 12:04 p.m.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is up with a new ad Tuesday attacking Republican Thom Tillis on education.
| Oct. 28, 2014, 11:31 a.m.
Rowdy auditoriums, petty exchanges, testy comebacks. Sounds like high school, right?