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Larry Kudlow Says He Would Challenge Blumenthal Over Iran Deal

Conservative economist and media figure Larry Kudlow says he’s talked to national Republicans about running for Senate in Connecticut.

Iran Deal Puts Jewish Democrats in Spotlight

With Senate Democrats getting closer to thwarting a GOP override vote on the Iran deal, and with House Democrats increasingly showing their own strength in upholding a presidential veto, one constituency remains a key focus in the public relations battle over the Iranian nuclear agreement: Jewish Democrats.

DSCC Talking to Potential Burr Challengers in North Carolina

For much of this summer, North Carolina has been Democrats’ Colorado. Looking toward 2016, Democrats have a shot at unseating the incumbent senator but no candidate.

Inviting Fight With China, Rubio Says Disputed Islands Belong to Japan

Sen. Marco Rubio said bluntly Friday the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea belong to Japan.

White House Slams 'Pro-War Rally' Featuring Trump, Cruz (Video)

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the event Republican presidential hopefuls Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and businessman Donald Trump plan to attend outside the Capitol next month is “pro-war.”

Lousiana State Society Gives Back to D.C. on Katrina Anniversary

It’s often music or booze that brings the Louisiana State Society together.

American Refugees: Hill Staffers Share Katrina Stories

In the final installment in a series of stories on Hurricane Katrina, House staffers reflect on the storm’s impact.

Miss D.C. Heads to Atlantic City for Miss America Pageant

“Wear it when you have the evening gown competition,” said Anise Jenkins, a longtime D.C. statehood activist, when she handed Haely Jardas a bright red hat with “Free D.C.” emblazoned in white letters.

The Fastest Candidate — Running for the White House

Does anyone care to challenge Marco Rubio to a 40-yard dash?

Metro: Track Defect Deleted From Inspection Report

A technician “erroneously” deleted information from a July inspection report about a serious track defect that caused a train to derail Aug. 6, Metro said in an investigation report released to the public on Friday.

Appeals Court Allows NSA Telephone Record Collection

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned an injunction that would have halted the National Security Administration’s bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records, but the judges also allowed a lawsuit against the program to move forward.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Ted Cruz (Video)

Congressional Hits and Misses’ member marathon rolls on this week with Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican and presidential contender who doesn’t shy away from “wacko birds,” syrup guzzling or scaring children.

Tom Carper Brings Count of Iran Deal Supporters to 30

And then there were 30.

Drowning in Weak Polling, How Long Can Lindsey Graham Stay in 2016 Race?

Sen. Lindsey Graham’s presidential campaign has had a tough time getting traction so far, and a new Quinnipiac University poll keeps him in the conversation about who might be the first of the 17 Republican presidential candidates to fold.

Eric Cantor Emerges From Defeat to Back Jeb Bush in Virginia

Eric Cantor, the former House Majority Leader who primary election loss was one of the biggest political shockers of 2014, has re-emerged from the private sector to lend his support to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s campaign in his home state.

Obama Explains Willie Mae's Scotch House Grease Spot

“If you come to New Orleans and you don’t get a grease spot on your clothing, you didn’t really enjoy the city.”

Senator Criticizes 'Systemic Issues' in State Dept. Email Management

One of the State Department’s congressional overseers is expressing fresh concerns about federal data security after this week’s inspector general report about the use of private email at the embassy in Japan.

Ted Cruz Invites Donald Trump to Anti-Iran Deal Rally on Capitol Grounds (Updated)

Updated 11:15 p.m. | Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has invited fellow presidential candidate Donald Trump to participate in a rally outside the Capitol against the international nuclear agreement with Iran.

Larry Craig Day's 8th Anniversary

It was eight years ago today that Sen. Larry Craig’s congressional career ended up in the toilet.

Former Senate Colleagues Could See Biden as President

Rare is the senator who hasn’t praised Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s character.

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