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Speaker Nancy Pelosi has extended the proxy voting period in the House through Aug. 17.

What’s next for proxy voting and hybrid committees?

Rep. Tim Ryan chairs the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee.

Spending panel releases trial balloon on raising member pay

Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly news conference in the Capitol on Thursday.

Pelosi announces select committee will investigate Jan. 6 attack

The U.S. Capitol Police flag flies in front of the police department's headquarters on Sept. 23, 2020.

House spending bill boosts Capitol Police, office budgets

Vice President Kamala Harris talks with members of the media in the Capitol on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

Harris casts fifth and sixth tiebreak votes to confirm OPM chief

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin in the Capitol on Tuesday, hours before he joined his Democratic colleagues in supporting a procedural vote on the For the People Act.

Senate voting and ethics overhaul stalls, but Democrats united in vote

Members of the National Guard are seen on Jan. 25 at the Speaker’s Lobby door where Ashli Babbitt was fatally shot during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Speaker’s Lobby to reopen for the first time since the pandemic and insurrection

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., depart from a news conference on January 6 Commission and Emergency Security Supplemental in Washington on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

House chamber mask mandate lifted for vaccinated members, staff

The House agenda will include a resolution from California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee to end the 2002 authorization for use of military force in Iraq

House readies AUMF vote, transportation package for busy June agenda

Some of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s comments shortly after arriving in Congress sparked allegations of antisemitism and triggered a debate over whether Democrats should move a resolution on the House floor to punish her.

House Democrats roiled by Ilhan Omar comments on Israel, Hamas

Rep. Derek Kilmer is concerned about a "brain drain" as talented staff leave the Hill for more lucrative opportunities.

Lawmakers seek funds to improve the workings of Congress

UNITED STATES - JUNE 8: Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., arrives for a vote in the Capitol on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Manchin unmoved by civil rights meeting as Democrats look for path on elections overhaul

Rep. Jim Langevin says training and engagement can increase accessibility and understanding of the disabled on Capitol Hill.

Staff training key to shifting attitudes on accessibility for disability community

 Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., talks with a reporter in the Ohio Clock Corridor before a news conference on Friday.

Schumer puts election overhaul on June agenda, floats second attempt at 1/6 commission

Staffers say denying the reality that Capitol workers, staffers and lawmakers experienced firsthand on Jan. 6 feels more personal than partisan disagreements about policy.

‘They wouldn’t care if I was dead’ — staffer fallout from Jan. 6 continues

Kristen Clarke testifies during a Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing on July 22, 2020.

Senate confirms Clarke to lead DOJ Civil Rights Division

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries pitched a 20 percent increase to Members Representational Allowances in a letter to appropriators in late April.

Hoyer, Jeffries and Lofgren call for study of expanded staff benefits

Capitol Police and National Guard troops conduct a security briefing on March 4, 2021. A leading Senate Democrat has raised concerns about a provision in the Capitol security bill that would house a proposed rapid response force within the D.C. National Guard.

$1.9B Capitol security bill passes House; bipartisan talks likely

National Guard troops patrol the East Front of the Capitol on March 4.

National Guard role emerges as sticking point on Capitol security bill

Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference in the Capitol on April 15, 2021.

$1.9B Capitol security supplemental headed to House floor

From left, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and newly elected House Republican Conference chair Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., walk to the microphones to speak to reporters following the House Republicans’ caucus meeting to elect a new House Republican Conference chair in the Capitol on Friday, May 14, 2021.

Elise Stefanik ascends to House GOP No. 3 after Cheney ouster

Kemba Hendrix, director of the House Office of Diversity and Inclusion, speaks with Roll Call in the Longworth House Office Building on May 9, 2018.

Capitol staff diversity ‘can’t just start at the bottom,’ panel told

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post on Wednesday.

House Republicans oust Liz Cheney from No. 3 leadership post

President Joe Biden delivers his address to the joint session of Congress on Wednesday night.

Beyond policy, Biden’s first address to Congress about preserving democracy

From left, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., Rep. Ritchie Torres, D-N.Y., and Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., sit socially distanced in the gallery in the House chamber for President Joe Biden’s address to the joint session of Congress on Wednesday.

Fashion statements fizzle out at Biden’s joint address

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer is proposing more funding for staff salaries.

Hoyer and Jeffries to pitch 20 percent boost for office funds to retain staff

House Legislative Branch Appropriations Chairman Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said a draft bill being circulated would increase security spending for the Capitol.

Urgent Capitol security needs put spotlight on ‘sleepy’ spending bill

From the very beginning, the House Modernization panel has tried to do things differently as it tries to cure what ails the legislative branch, says Chairman Derek Kilmer.

Modernization Committee eyes accountability and new proposals

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks with a reporter in the Senate subway in the Capitol on April 14.

Food fight: Rubio targets House Sodexo contract over voting rights support

Fire trucks line Independence Avenue as the Capitol is under lockdown in Washington on Jan. 6.

Pandemic, insurrection, shootings, but little progress on congressional continuity plans

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and other Democrats conduct a news conference on Tuesday after their caucus’ first in-person lunch in more than a year.

Senate Democrats: Let’s do lunch, just without food

Capitol Police investigate the scene after a vehicle struck officers and drove into a security barrier near the Capitol on Friday.

Slain Capitol Police officer to lie in honor in Rotunda next week

Capitol Police and National Guardsmen stand guard on Constitution Avenue after an attack Friday left one police officer dead and another injured at the north barricade entrance to the Capitol.

Capitol security review more imperative following latest deadly attack, Ryan says

Capitol Police investigate the scene after a vehicle drove into a security barrier near the U.S. Capitol building on Friday.

One Capitol Police officer killed, one injured when vehicle rams them at Capitol barricade

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, speaks during a Freedom Caucus press conference on immigration outside the Capitol on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

House Ethics rejects Gohmert’s appeal of $5,000 metal detector fine

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., arrives at the Capitol during a vote on Feb. 26, 2021.

Appropriators pressure Capitol Police to make Jan. 6 IG report public, hold press briefings

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., arrives for the Senate Republican Policy luncheon in Hart Building on Feb. 2, 2021.

Sen. Tillis to undergo surgery next week following prostate cancer diagnosis

Fire trucks line Independence Avenue with the Capitol under lockdown on Jan. 6, 2021.

Emergency preparedness training is optional for lawmakers, staff, but some look for a mandate

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, is one of two Asian American and Pacific Islander senators who pushed the White House for more AAPI nominees.

White House promises Asian American liaison after Democrats threaten confirmation votes

Sen. Tammy Duckworth is seen in the Senate subway on Feb, 9, 2021.

Duckworth to vote ‘no’ on Biden nominees unless they are minorities, LGBTQ

Reps. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., right, and Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, at a news conference in the Capitol on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act on Wednesday.

House votes to reauthorize, expand Violence Against Women Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other female Democrats celebrate on the House steps Wednesday after the vote to scrap the 1982 deadline for ERA ratification.

House votes to nix deadline for Equal Rights Amendment ratification

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, conducts a news conference at the Capitol Visitor Center on Sept. 23, 2020.

House set to pass Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, with renewed hope for Senate action

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and Massachusetts Reps. Jim McGovern and Katherine M. Clark celebrate at a bill enrollment ceremony on the West Front of the Capitol for the latest COVID-19 relief package.

Making sense of Congress, one year into the pandemic

Texas Rep. Al Green is seen on the House steps on March 4 as members of the National Guard walk by.

Planning for a post-pandemic Congress underway

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is seen outside the chamber as the Senate debates the coronavirus relief package on Friday.

Senate sets new mark for longest recorded vote thanks to vote-a-rama 2021

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., arrives at the Capitol before the start of day three of the impeachment trial in the Senate on Feb. 11, 2021.

Klobuchar leads call for Biden to prioritize Violence Against Women Act programs in budget

Retired Lt. Gen. Karen Gibson.

Retired Lt. Gen. Karen Gibson tapped as Senate sergeant-at-arms in wake of Capitol attack

Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton will have to navigate the agency through a sexual discrimination lawsuit.

Mental health concerns overshadowed by Capitol Police Board questions

House manager Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., arrives at the Capitol before the start of the impeachment trial in the Senate on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.

Senate trial’s last day punctuated by a chaotic morning, objections and a North Carolina surprise