| March 12, 2014, 5:01 a.m.
BLT Steak plans to reward those who stick around town next week with a specially designed “recess menu” featuring nearly a dozen gourmet snacks.
| March 11, 2014, 6:58 p.m.
The clock is ticking for any celebrity considering a run for the open-seat race to represent Beverly Hills in Congress.
| March 11, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
“We are literally living in the 10th anniversary of the month in which I knew I would be leaving the GOP,” D.C. Councilmember David Catania said on a February afternoon in his office on the fourth floor of the John A. Wilson Building.
| March 11, 2014, 5:51 p.m.
When the options are promising more funding for sick children or preserving the funding for booze and balloons at political conventions, the choice should be about as obvious as it ever gets in Congress.
| March 11, 2014, 5:19 p.m.
Updated 6:52 p.m. | House Majority Leader Eric Cantor cheered the passage of one of his top priorities Tuesday, as a pediatric research funding bill he laboriously pushed through the House easily passed the Senate.
| March 11, 2014, 4:57 p.m.
After much public and official rancor over the century-old law governing the height of buildings in the nation’s capital, a House panel is looking at making one minor, largely noncontroversial change to the law.
| March 11, 2014, 4:45 p.m.
The crisis in Ukraine has injected a new element of Cold War politics, as well as a supporting cast of European diplomats and Washington lobbyists, into the debate on Capitol Hill over natural-gas exports.
| March 11, 2014, 4:45 p.m.
European countries seeking to ease their dependence on Russian natural gas may discover that their salvation lies deep beneath their native soil.
| March 11, 2014, 4:05 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D- Nev., said he is disappointed that the CIA is showing no contrition for allegedly spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee, but he held off on calling for immediate Senate action.
| March 11, 2014, 2:05 p.m.
The House’s No. 2 Democrat spoke carefully on Tuesday when addressing Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s accusations that the CIA tapped into Senate Intelligence Committee computer files.
| March 11, 2014, 2 p.m.
Darrell Issa has apologized to Oversight and Government Reform Committee ranking Democrat Elijah E. Cummings for cutting off his mic, but the chairman isn’t changing the course of his committee.
| March 11, 2014, 12:56 p.m.
CIA Director John O. Brennan denied that the agency snooped on the Senate Intelligence Committee, even as one leading Republican compared the allegation to something straight out of the Nixon administration.
| March 11, 2014, 12:16 p.m.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., cheered the passage of one of his top priorities Tuesday, as a pediatric research funding bill he laboriously pushed through the House easily passed the Senate.
| March 11, 2014, 12:13 p.m.
With the March 31 deadline looming to shepherd as many of the uninsured as possible underneath the umbrella of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama has turned to Hollywood for a little help, appearing on Funny or Die’s parody talker, “Between Two Ferns.”
| March 11, 2014, 11:35 a.m.
Rep. Blake Farenthold might have the most geek cred in Congress.
| March 11, 2014, 11:19 a.m.
Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday accused the CIA of spying on her committee’s computers without authorization — in possible violation of the law and the Constitution — and suggested the CIA may have also tried to engage in an effort to intimidate her staff.
| March 11, 2014, 10:22 a.m.
Updated 5:27 p.m. | The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee torched the CIA in a floor speech Tuesday, charging the agency with spying on her committee’s computers in a possibly illegal search she said has been referred to the Department of Justice for possible prosecution.
| March 11, 2014, 5:02 a.m.
Postmodern Foods Founder and CEO Denise Hicks will prepare eco-friendly dishes and drinks in the Longworth cafeteria Wednesday as part of a special arrangement worked out with the Congressional Vegetarian Staff Association.
| March 10, 2014, 7:57 p.m.
At least 28 political candidates, including D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and a major 2008 presidential candidate, benefitted from secret financing schemes coordinated by D.C. businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson, according to a guilty plea entered by Thompson in federal court.
| March 10, 2014, 7:03 p.m.
After Republicans and seven Democratic defectors teamed up to sink the president’s pick to head the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division last week, some of the president’s allies are redoubling their efforts to claim a scalp of their own: Michael P. Boggs, a nominee for the District Court bench in Georgia.