| Feb. 25, 2015, 7:43 p.m.
If you’re wondering how the fight over the Department of Homeland Security funding bill is going to end, you’re not alone: Lawmakers and aides across the Capitol genuinely don’t know — which doesn’t exactly portend well for avoiding a department shutdown.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 7:03 p.m.
Updated 7:31 p.m. | President Barack Obama’s town hall airing now on Telemundo included a vow to veto any efforts to roll back his immigration executive actions — and warned of consequences for immigration agents who don’t follow his new directives.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 6:26 p.m.
The top Democrat on the House Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee took advantage of a rare opportunity to grill the chamber’s top lawyer on the cost of Speaker John A. Boehner’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 6:01 p.m.
Thanks in part to past concerns that globalization could lead to double taxation, corporations have numerous techniques at their disposal to reduce their tax bills, including the placement of subsidiaries and spinoff holding companies in low-tax jurisdictions.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 5:39 p.m.
If there’s one part of the tax code that both parties want to overhaul sooner rather than later, it’s taxation of foreign profits.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 4:11 p.m.
Sen. Ted Cruz apparently isn’t up for fighting just for the sake of fighting when it comes to funding the Department of Homeland Security.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 3:58 p.m.
In a truly devastating blow, Rep. Scott Rigell came up empty-handed Wednesday in his search for a cookie from the House Carry-Out, a setback that’s likely to drag down the rest of his day, maybe even the rest of his week.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 3:46 p.m.
As conservative operatives and activists gather this week for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, a handful of notable GOP senators are absent from the speaking lineup.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 2:38 p.m.
An original Banksy it ain’t.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 2:25 p.m.
As anyone who’s covered previous iterations of the Conservative Political Action Conference — the right-wing rally returning to town Feb. 25-28 — can attest, the best part of sitting through the cacophony of stump speeches is getting good and loaded afterwards.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 2:23 p.m.
Harry Reid decided he could take Mitch McConnell’s offer to give him exactly what he wanted after all.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 2:14 p.m.
Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., has only been in Congress for six weeks, but he is already preparing a talk at this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 1:29 p.m.
Everyone who flies on a commercial airliner has heard the announcement that tampering with an airplane’s lavatory smoke detector is a federal offense.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 12:35 p.m.
A few House Democrats have found more favorable odds in California’s Senate race after former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa eschewed a bid for the open seat.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 12:09 p.m.
Republicans scored big gains in the 2010 and 2014 elections because both of those midterms were about President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party. Democrats had successful elections in 2006, 2008 and 2012 primarily because they made those elections about the GOP and George W. Bush, John McCain and Mitt Romney.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 11:23 a.m.
House Republicans emerged from their closed-door meeting Wednesday morning in agreement they’ll wait and see what the Senate can pass in regards to legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 10:50 a.m.
Sen. Tim Kaine is the latest Democrat to announce he will not attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint meeting of Congress next week.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 9:05 a.m.
Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat, announced Wednesday morning he will challenge Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, in 2016.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 7:01 a.m.
Matt Canter, a former top official at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, is joining Global Strategy Group as senior vice president in the political consulting firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
| Feb. 25, 2015, 5:01 a.m.
There are 27 states where the attorney general is a Republican, and 22 of them have signed on to the lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s effort to limit deportations. But only one of them is being ushered under the national spotlight Wednesday morning as the single elected official asked to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on “the unconstitutionality of President Obama’s executive overreach.”