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Hollywood actor Rainn Wilson, best known for bringing life to the aggravating geekery of Dwight Schrute in the NBC sitcom “The Office,” is using his celebvocat status to advocate for the release of seven religious leaders currently imprisoned in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Shelf Life is back to hear from another Washington insider about his favorite books and inspirational reads.
The same men George Gekas knew in grade school are the ones who lobbied him when he was a public servant, first in the Pennsylvania General Assembly and then in the House of Representatives. Today, they all play golf now that he’s returned to the quiet life of an attorney handling cases in Harrisburg, Pa.
Rep. Andy Barr and his wife, Carol, welcomed their newborn baby girl to the world last week. In a Sunday newsletter, the Kentucky Republican called little Mary Clay “a beautiful gift from God” — and then quickly tied the news to his concerns about the national debt.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has rejoined the advisory board of global communications giant FleishmanHillard, but the new gig isn’t expected to be terribly taxing.
It’s time for another Take Five, HOH’s chance to get to know a member of Congress with five fun questions relatively unrelated to the business of legislation. This week, Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, breaks down his love of history, Cincinnati and dogs over cats.
Uh oh … look what HOH found in the basement of the Rayburn House Office Building on Thursday afternoon:
Ahead of negotiations between their countries’ heads of state, former Rep. James W. Symington, D-Mo., and Sergei N. Khrushchev, son of the late Soviet leader, provided some context on the Cold War and the relationship between the United States and Russia.
Reps. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., and John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn., and ex-Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, will help steer the direction of the newRon Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity as members of its board, they announced Wednesday at a Capitol Hill event.
Believe it or not, the guy who painstakingly helps negotiate the House’s daily agenda is hardly the hobnobbing busybody one might expect.
Conservative activists protested the Republican National Committee Monday for approving rules guiding the presidential primary process.
In a potentially awkward encounter, former Rep. Jane Harman had nothing but warm praise this week for a new book by Mark Mazzetti, the New York Times reporter who once reported on her alleged collusion with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
Sen. Rand Paul’s charm offensive to minority communities took him to Howard University on Wednesday, where the historically black school’s students met him with skepticism and the occasional jeer.
Iranians both at home and abroad have been reveling since mid-March in the weekslong Persian New Year celebrations, which wrap up Tuesday in outdoor festivities known as sizdah bedar, or 13 days after New Year.
International advocates for women and girls are bringing an exhibit of telling photographs to the attention of lawmakers from countries that have been coalition partners in the decade-long war in Afghanistan, including the United States.
If there wasn’t enough elephantine excitement in the capital with the pachyderm parade through Capitol Hill this week, the National Zoo has another surprise for lovers of large mammals.
Since playing a key role in an immigration overhaul effort that failed in 2007, former Sen. Mel Martinez said the biggest change in the debate since then is a shift in rhetoric.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has been filibustering the nomination of John O. Brennan to head the CIA for hours now, and neither he nor the commentators on Twitter have stopped for so much as a drink of water.
Former Peace Corps volunteers are reminding lawmakers of the program’s value this week with an exhibit in the Russell Senate Office Building’s Rotunda of vintage photographs they took while working in postwar South Korea.
If you’re getting a new car and were hoping to show the town your personality via your license plate, think again.
Believe it or not, scheduling a day in the life of a House freshman is more demanding than arranging activities for 500 summer campers and camp counselors.
A day before its Union Station outpost permanently shuts the doors, Barnes & Noble Inc. reported earnings dragged down by promotional allowances and touted its e-reader’s ability to pull traffic into brick-and-mortar stores.
As part of their latest attempt at social media supremacy, Senate Republicans broke the seal on a new Instagram account — with a haunting snapshot of the eerily vacant Capitol.
Valentine’s Day isn’t over in some corners on the Hill, even as lawmakers spend this week’s recess back in their districts.