| Oct. 16, 2014, 3:47 p.m.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is calling for firing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden over the response to the Ebola virus and for imposing travel restrictions in Africa.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 3:22 p.m.
Updated 5:04 p.m. | A group of 10 Democratic Senators, including the party’s leaders, raised concerns with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson over plans for a massive new detention facility for immigrants here illegally.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 2:58 p.m.
President Barack Obama will call members of Congress today to discuss the Ebola virus crisis, and there are hints from the White House that he might be asking for more money.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 2:34 p.m.
Adjectives such as “kind,” “caring,” “fatherly,” and “honest” wouldn’t prompt most people to conjure up an image of Rep. Don Young.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
The Republican critique of the president’s health care overhaul law may have hit a wall in Minnesota, complicating the GOP’s already long chances of picking up a Senate seat in the state.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 2:19 p.m.
He’s flouted ethics rules. Twisted a staffer’s arm. Even allegedly threatened a life, telling his Democratic challenger this fall that the last person to touch him “ended up on the ground dead” — a fact he told CQ Roll Call there was “some truth” to.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 1:30 p.m.
Updated 1:50 p.m. | Democrats at Thursday’s rare mid-recess Ebola hearing pushed back at criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the crisis, arguing that missteps in the federal response are due in part to budget standoffs and last year’s government shutdown.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 1:20 p.m.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee confirmed Thursday they were looking at a tougher race in Georgia, a Republican-held state they were predicted to win fairly easily.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 12:26 p.m.
Once a top target for Democrats, Rep. Dan Benishek, a former surgeon turned tea party candidate, has turned a corner in his campaign for a second term, and national Republicans have labeled him one of their “most improved” members of the cycle.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 12:19 p.m.
As part of his effort to shed light on allegations of corruption in FIFA, the soccer world’s governing body, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., appeared on the Men in Blazers podcast Wednesday to talk about an unreleased report on the bidding process surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 11:51 a.m.
No drama Barack Obama has shaken up his daily routine to deal with the Ebola crisis — a marked shift in how the president has handled past crises on his watch.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 11:50 a.m.
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a noon hearing on the U.S. response to the Ebola virus, which has killed more than 4,000 people since the outbreak began in December 2013.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 10:23 a.m.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is launching a new ad in Iowa Thursday targeting Republican Joni Ernst over her stance on abortion and her sponsorship in the state Senate of a “personhood” bill.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 10:02 a.m.
Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., is hoping the tide is turning against corporate inversions — a practice aimed at minimizing U.S. taxes by merging with overseas firms.
| Oct. 16, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
I have been thinking for months about how politics has changed over the past decade, but those changes struck home in a very obvious way while I was reading a recent Washington Post article written by the very able Philip Rucker.
| Oct. 15, 2014, 9:34 p.m.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi raised $1 million from her colleagues during the last week, according to a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee aide.
| Oct. 15, 2014, 5:50 p.m.
| Oct. 15, 2014, 5:47 p.m.
If federal health agencies under President Barack Obama want more money to fight Ebola, they should get it, according to the Senate’s top Republican.
| Oct. 15, 2014, 4:53 p.m.
Former Rep. Barney Frank has some words of wisdom for Sen. Mitch McConnell, should the Kentucky Republican claim the majority leader’s job in January.
| Oct. 15, 2014, 4:17 p.m.
A little more than a month ago, New York’s 24th district was a relatively quiet contest. Now, just a few weeks before Election Day, Rep. Dan Maffei, D-N.Y., is stuck in yet another close campaign.