Joseph P. Clancy, acting director of the Secret Service, is to testify before Congress.
California's attorney general, Kamala Harris, has let slip her frustration with the political longevity of Gov. Jerry Brown.
Republican leaders in the House stuck with an (almost) all-male lineup of committee leaders.
The president is planning to scrap a few new rules in an effort to persuade Congress to pass an immigration bill, according to people familiar with the plan.
Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said the president does not support and would veto any Keystone XL pipeline bill.
Provisional ballots cast by nearly 500 voters in Texas on Nov. 4 never became official -- part of the fallout from the state’s tough voter ID law
Backers of the proposed National Security Agency overhaul are working to line up Republican supporters to break the 60-vote threshold.
A briefing book for the White House chief of staff, Denis R. McDonough, had a note from one of his children attached to it as he sat in a meeting on Ebola in the White House on Tuesday.
The days of dirty campaign ads might seem like ages ago, but election season remain in full swing in Louisiana.
Republicans fear that talk of another government shutdown could backfire.
Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader of the Senate, does not want Democrats to claim all the credit if a bill to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline moves forward.
It was a morning of smiles and shivers as freshman House members stood in below-freezing temperatures for their class photo outside the Capitol on Tuesday.
House Democrats have reelected Representative Nancy Pelosi to minority leader post.
Shutdown politics is in the air in Washington.
Cake being taken out of a Senate G.O.P. luncheon.
Senate Democrats voted on Thursday to keep Senator Harry Reid of Nevada as their leader, but Democrats expressed frustration with the party's direction.
Senate Republicans today handed the job of protecting their new majority to Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi, who was elected chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Democratic leaders are hoping to make Elizabeth Warren a liaison to the party's liberal groups, to ensure that they have a voice in leadership meetings.
President Obama has largely left the cap on his veto pen, but that might not be the case for much longer.
Representative Howard Coble is retiring from the House at the end of this year, and taking his cadre of signature madras jackets with him to North Carolina.