| July 18, 2014, 4:50 p.m.
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa is giving the White House one more chance to comply with the subpoena of Obamaís top political adviser, David Simas.
| July 18, 2014, 4:24 p.m.
As members discuss bathroom breaks, candy and The Peopleís Court, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., refuses to yield the Senate floor.
| July 18, 2014, 3:27 p.m.
Kentucky voters neednít worry about hunting for Gil Fulbrightís name (at least thatís what it is this week) in voting booths come November. But they should get used to seeing his shit-eating grin over the next few months.
| July 18, 2014, 2:56 p.m.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced raising $7.2 million in June ó just about a million dollars more than its Republican counterpart.
| July 18, 2014, 2:37 p.m.
Sen. Charles E. Grassley of Iowa has some advice for anyone pondering following the lead of former President George H.W. Bush and jumping out of an airplane.
| July 18, 2014, 2:22 p.m.
Sen. John McCain said Friday that the tragic shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 might never have happened if the United States had armed Ukrainian forces battling against Russian-backed separatists.
| July 18, 2014, 1:36 p.m.
Updated 2:17 p.m. | Minutes after giving a somber statement in the briefing room on the Malaysia Airlines disaster and the war in Gaza, Obama was cracking jokes about guacamole and ice cream.
| July 18, 2014, 1:17 p.m.
Updated 3:29 p.m. | Members of Congress from both parties and chambers took to the airwaves, to social media and the Internet Friday to express a growing anger over indications of Russian involvement in the missile attack that took down an airliner and all 298 aboard over Ukraine on Thursday.
| July 18, 2014, 1:11 p.m.
Sen. Alan J. Dixon, the Illinois Democrat who died earlier this month, might have an Air Force facility at Scott AFB, a site near ďAl the PalísĒ home of Belleville, Ill.
| July 18, 2014, 1:10 p.m.
President Barack Obama sounded outrage over the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines jet, but isnít ready to pin the blame definitively on Russian-backed separatists or Russian President Vladimir Putin.
| July 18, 2014, 12:49 p.m.
An anonymous online scold has begun a virtual game of cat and mouse with elected officials, awarding leaders willing to reach across party lines for the greater good with quirky honors while ripping those who just plain cross lines a new one.
| July 18, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Phil Berger Jr.ís loss in Tuesdayís Republican runoff in North Carolinaís 6th District was about more than an establishment favorite getting knocked off by an anti-establishment challenger.
| July 18, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
Four House Republicans ó who are also roommates ó arenít messing around with collecting dues for the National Republican Congressional Committee.
| July 17, 2014, 4:52 p.m.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsed GOP Rep. Justin Amashís primary challenger in Michiganís 3rd District.
| July 17, 2014, 4:01 p.m.
The specially appointed House GOP border surge working group is poised to submit its formal policy recommendations to party leaders, while two of its members appear to be pursuing alternate tracks.
| July 17, 2014, 3:02 p.m.
Updated 6:59 p.m. | The Senate is set to confirm a new U.S. ambassador to an international body thatís been responsible for investigating airplane crashes such as Malaysia Airlines MH17.
| July 17, 2014, 12:47 p.m.
If itís determined that Ukrainian separatists shot down the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in Eastern Ukraine Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin should face consequences, Sen. John McCain said.
| July 17, 2014, 12:27 p.m.
Speaker John A. Boehner seems to be losing confidence that Congress can pass legislation addressing the wave of children coming across the border before lawmakers head back to their districts for the August recess.
| July 17, 2014, 12:24 p.m.
If itís hump day, budding coalition builder Sen. Joe Manchin III is probably breaking bread with members of his slowly widening circle of fellow comity seekers.
| July 17, 2014, 12:18 p.m.
Updated 2:19 p.m. | The House GOP working group tasked with making policy recommendations on how to manage the influx of unaccompanied child migrants on the Southwest border will hand off its formal report to Republican leaders on Thursday, members confirmed.