| Oct. 20, 2014, 1:35 p.m.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz doesn’t like being away from Washington, D.C.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 12:34 p.m.
Updated 2:15 p.m. | As the threat of the Ebola virus in the United States appears to be easing, Senate Appropriations Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski announced she would hold a hearing on the issue two days after voters are scheduled to go to the polls.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 12:08 p.m.
“American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken, the Democratic nominee in North Carolina’s 2nd District, went up Monday with his first ad of the general election.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 11:15 a.m.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is cutting the last two weeks of its television reservations in Maine’s 2nd District, according to a committee spokeswoman.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 9:13 a.m.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is going up with a new ad in North Carolina attacking Republican Thom Tillis on women’s health issues.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 7:57 a.m.
House Democrats raised $16.7 million in September, according to a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee aide.
| Oct. 20, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
A Republican-aligned outside group is hitting Alaska Sen. Mark Begich for failing to persuade his party to support opening drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
| Oct. 19, 2014, 7:07 p.m.
The Ebola virus’s arrival from across the pond has fostered the typical amount of partisan bickering, scapegoating and media fear-mongering during this campaign season. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.
| Oct. 19, 2014, 7:01 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.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 5:19 p.m.
California Republican Darrell Issa has a well-deserved reputation for finding ways to bring the issue of the moment into his committee’s jurisdiction.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 4:17 p.m.
A competitive Senate contest in the Hawkeye State is creating a ripple effect down ballot, causing headaches for national Democrats as Election Day nears.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 4:07 p.m.
While national polls show a stable landscape, polls in individual races continue to show some movement. That movement leads us to make a number of changes to our Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call ratings.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
Will the House interrupt its recess to vote on a travel ban or visa suspensions to prevent the further spread of Ebola on U.S. soil?
| Oct. 17, 2014, 1:36 p.m.
A 12-week-old English bulldog burst onto the Capitol Hill scene this year, winning the second annual “Top Dog” competition.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 12:23 p.m.
All’s fair in love and . . . House races? Not so much.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 11:41 a.m.
As election season rolls on, Heard on the Hill pays tribute to Rep. Don Young, the self-described “alpha wolf” of Alaska politics who loves cranes, beanies and the Anchorage Daily News.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 11:23 a.m.
It’s the Willie Horton ad of 2014.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 11:20 a.m.
Northern Virginia Democrats on Thursday rallied around retiring Rep. James P. Moran at the sold-out 21st Annual Kennedy-King Dinner, a political fundraiser focused on feting progressive leaders and civil rights champs.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 10:45 a.m.
Updated 12:23 p.m. | President Barack Obama has picked Ron Klain to be the Ebola czar, according to the White House, a move that appears aimed at quelling a firestorm from Congress and the public over the handling of the crisis.
| Oct. 17, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
FORT SCOTT, Kan. — Dozens of cows trumpeted in the pens out back as Sen. Pat Roberts made his pitch to attendees at a livestock market.