| Aug. 12, 2014, 11:32 a.m.
Updated: 12:18 p.m. | The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus and two of her colleagues are calling on the Justice Department to probe deeply into the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 11:31 a.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa – Joni Ernst is a hugger.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
The media’s narrative about Congress is clear: It is unproductive, members care only about getting re-elected and they have failed to do their jobs.
| Aug. 12, 2014, 4:30 a.m.
PHOENIX — Once known for her progressive politics, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has coasted to the center in her first re-election.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 6:48 p.m.
The Florida Legislature approved a new congressional map Monday evening and sent it to the governor’s desk, although it’s still unclear whether the new House district boundaries will past muster or take effect for the 2014 elections.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 5:37 p.m.
The press secretary to former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is heading to the South to help Republicans retain one of their two most endangered Senate seats.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 4:21 p.m.
Liberal allies are rallying around Sen. Brian Schatz after damage from a hurricane extended voting for the deadlocked Democratic primary in Hawaii.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 4:04 p.m.
Is it wrong that we kinda dug the risqué enhancement rogue computer programmers unleashed on the Federal Depository Library Program homepage late last week?
| Aug. 11, 2014, 3:55 p.m.
He may be gone, but the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, D-Hawaii, is not forgotten. Not even by the routinely punchy raconteurs who spin their webs on Comedy Central’s “Drunk History.”
| Aug. 11, 2014, 3:49 p.m.
During a Twitter town hall event Monday, Rep. James E. Clyburn, the assistant minority leader, predicted that if Republicans retain the House, President Barack Obama will be impeached.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 3:22 p.m.
Sen. Charles E. Schumer’s newest privacy concern is about the popular FitBit.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:51 p.m.
BALTIMORE, Md. — When the Senate returns next month, the chamber’s top appropriator is planning one more push at an omnibus, even if it’s a serious long shot.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:24 p.m.
Four candidates are vying for the GOP nomination in Wisconsin’s only open House district, with no clear front-runner in the Tuesday primary.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
It’s easy to see former Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y., misses Congress.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 2:02 p.m.
Whether gracing the silver screen (Mr. Sulu, you have the conn) or cracking wise from behind a touchscreen (Oh Myyy, that’s quite the universe of Facebook fans you’ve assembled), entertainer and political activist George Takei currently strives to live his life out loud.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 6:55 a.m.
TALLULAH, La. — Vance McAllister’s political career flatlined earlier this year, a victim of self-inflicted wounds from an embarrassing infidelity scandal.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 5:02 a.m.
Two Republican press secretaries have tied the knot: Tiffany McGuffee and Jordan Haverly were married on Aug. 2 at the Capitol Hill Club. Rev. Julian Bermudez officiated.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
President Barack Obama’s slumping job approval rating isn’t doing Democrats any favors in the party’s quest to hold a majority in the Senate. But without a handful of Democratic retirements, the Senate likely wouldn’t be in play at all.
| Aug. 11, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal thinks Rep. Vance McAllister should step down, calling the Louisiana Republican’s continued tenure an “embarrassment” thanks to a scandal that left him with the nickname the “Kissing Congressman.”
| Aug. 10, 2014, 6:35 a.m.
The Democratic primary between Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa was too close to call early Sunday morning, and the race may not be decided for days.