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Reps. William R. Timmons IV, R-S.C., and Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., seen here during their Modernization Committee days in 2021, reunited this week to officially launch the “Fix Congress Caucus.”

‘Fix Congress’ lawmakers debut new caucus with familiar goal

Mayor Muriel Bowser talks with reporters after a House Oversight and Accountability Committee markup of the D.C. Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium Campus Revitalization Act on Wednesday.

As House panel backs RFK site redevelopment, DC inches closer to a football future

House Administration Chairman Bryan Steil,  second from right, hosted a crime briefing for Hill members and staffers Monday, joined by D.C. Police Union Chairman Greggory Pemberton.

Republicans, police officials tell Hill staffers to watch their backs amid DC crime spike

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., co-hosted the fifth Congressional Hackathon at the Capitol on Thursday.

As lawmakers eye regulation, AI could reshape Congress itself

Rep. Mary Peltola, hugs her husband during a swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol last year. Gene Peltola died after a plane accident, the congresswoman's staff announced.

Husband of Rep. Mary Peltola dies in Alaska plane crash

A spokesperson for the presidential campaign of South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott says he complied with all disclosure laws regarding stock trades and holdings.

Tim Scott never disclosed buying stocks he recently said he owned

A video of rioters chanting "hang Mike Pence" is played during the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol hearing on June 16, 2022.

Media, defendants to get access to Capitol video from Jan. 6 attack

Former Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., will be a fellow this fall at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics.

Davis, Blunt named to Harvard fellowship program

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks during a March 30 news conference after the House passed an energy bill.

Scalise being treated for blood cancer, plans to keep working

Notre Dame narrowly defeated Navy, 35-32, in their last annual game on November 12, 2022 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.

Peace in Northern Ireland, war in Ukraine — and American football

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, second from left, along with local Democrats deposit their ballots outside a city library on Oct. 20, 2022.

GOP-dominated Utah embraces mail voting despite party rhetoric

Sen. Katie Britt, R-Ala., is recovering at home after being hospitalized briefly.

Sen. Katie Britt home after hospitalization for facial numbness

“Working on the Hill was my original plan. That’s what I wanted to continue doing,” says Edgar Vazquez.

‘Dreamers’ need not apply: DACA recipients still can’t work for Congress

Whistleblower David Grusch testifies at a hearing titled “Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena: Implications on National Security, Public Safety, and Government Transparency” on Wednesday.

Whistleblower at UAP hearing claims U.S. found ‘non-human’ remains

Shuwanza Goff, left, speaks with then-House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer in the Capitol on Jan. 4, 2019.

Biden names longtime Hill aide Shuwanza Goff as his next legislative affairs director

House Administration Chairman Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., left, and ranking member Rep. Joe Morelle, D-N.Y., are backing competing election overhaul bills.

Democrats rally around election proposal as counterpoint to GOP plan

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., along with Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced legislation to ban stock trading by members.

Latest proposal to prohibit member stock trading adds executive branch ban

“We are locked in an existential struggle here in the United States of America, between the forces of democracy and the forces of autocracy,” says House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries.

Democrats respond to ‘MAGA extremists’ with rival election bill

Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., chairman of the House Administration Committee.

Republicans’ conservative election bill heads to House floor

House Majority Leader Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

House Republicans spotlight elections bill they say will bolster voter confidence

Bad News Babes co-captain Emily Goodin feels confident going into this year’s Congressional Women’s Softball Game. Above, she greets Rep. Kat Cammack at second base in 2021.

‘We’re out for revenge’: Media team looks to bounce back at annual congressional softball game

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Bryan Steil went down to Georgia on Monday.

Republicans unveil election bill in Georgia, the heart of the fight

Groups wrote to Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Deb Fischer, R-Neb., seeking funds set aside for committee interns.

Groups call on Senate to dedicate funds for committee interns

Mark Amodei, R-Nev., chairs the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee.

House Office of Diversity and Inclusion could be a culture war casualty

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.

Senate Democrats offer resolution to let staff organize

House Clerk Cheryl Johnson conducts a floor vote for Speaker of the House  on Jan. 3.

House Clerk Cheryl Johnson to step down June 30

From left, Reps. Wiley Nickel, D-N.C., Marie Gluesenkamp Pérez, D-Wash., and Jared Golden, D-Maine, discuss the Blue Dog Coalition in Golden’s office in the Longworth House Office Building on Thursday.

Waning Blue Dogs eschew branding in favor of taking down ‘weirdos’

Rep. Deborah K. Ross, D-N.C.

House Democrats push for proxy voting when illness impedes attendance

Legislation from Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and others would prevent the government from obtaining reporters' communication records.

Lawmakers seek redo on federal freedom of the press protections

President Joe Biden applauds as an image of U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich appears onscreen during the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in April.

House passes resolution calling on Putin to release reporter Gershkovich and others

Omar Ashmawy, staff director at the Office of Congressional Ethics.

Ethics office director in hot seat at House hearing over DUI

Robert R. Newlen was most recently executive director and director of strategic initiatives at the Dwight D. Opperman Foundation in Phoenix.

Former deputy librarian of Congress named interim CRS director

Ken Cuccinelli, chairman of the Election Transparency Initiative, testifies during a joint hearing of the House Administration Committee and House Oversight and Accountability Committee on Wednesday.

House GOP signals plan at hearing to tighten DC voting laws

Mary B. Mazanec, director of the Congressional Research Service, testifies at a House Administration panel hearing in April.

CRS director to step down amid complaints

Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., announced membership in the Congressional Renters Caucus on Wednesday.

Rep. Jimmy Gomez launches Renters Caucus to fight housing crisis

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, at a Weaponization of the Federal Government Subcommittee hearing in February.

Utah Rep. Chris Stewart eyes September exit

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., is resigning to run a foundation in his state.

Cicilline signing off after years of fighting for progressive causes

Democratic Rep. Gerald E. Connolly is increasing security measures at his Virginia office after an attack on his staff.

Recent attacks put staffers on edge as authorities look for answers

Maureen “Mo” Elinzano, co-president of CAPSA.

‘A sense of community’: Asian Pacific American staff group celebrates 25 years

Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., won't return to Washington this week for a vote on the debt limit bill.

Two Democrats sidelined ahead of anticipated debt ceiling vote on Wednesday

Senate Rules and Administration Chairwoman Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said her proposal would improve efficiency in the Senate.

Resolution would allow bulk Senate confirmation without UC

Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., and Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., congratulate each other after finishing the ACLI Capital Challenge 3-mile race in Anacostia Park on Wednesday.

‘Bipartisan bigwigs’ de-stress at 2023 ACLI Challenge

Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger testifies during the House Administration Committee hearing Tuesday.

House Republicans target Capitol Police preparedness in review of Jan. 6 attack

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser is flanked by City Administrator Kevin Donahue, left, and Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee at a House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing Tuesday.

Bowser argues for DC autonomy as she defends city on crime response

Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger testifies during a House Administration Committee hearing on May 16, 2023.

Capitol Police boosted in Legislative Branch appropriations bill

Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va.

Connolly staffers hospitalized after assailant with bat enters district office

Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., leads a coalition urging action on the issue.

Lawmakers call for action on stock trading ban before August recess

“Political speech is protected speech,” said House Administration Chair Bryan Steil, R-Wis.

House GOP election law overhaul may try to protect donors

Former Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton

Congress could fire Capitol architect under bipartisan bill

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

Feinstein returning to the Senate