This morning, Capitol Hill Block Party officials announced the festival's entire lineup for 2015, including noteworthy additions like suave, wry folk-rock crooner Father John Misty and Philadelphia-based lo-fi charmers Girlpool. girlpool...Show More Summary
Sherrill's was a Capitol Hill staple for decades, but it was nonetheless kind of shitty. [ more › ]
An intern for a Kansas congresswoman was arrested on Capitol Hill when he tried to bring an unloaded handgun to work.
A DC intern’s gun arrest was merely due to a lack of judgement. According to The Hill, Joshua Wheeler, 25, of Atchison, Kansas, reportedly brought an unloaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun into the House office building. Wheeler, a DC intern working with Republican Rep. Show More Summary
In the struggle over surveillance powers, Senator Mitch McConnell is finding that some of the new, ambitious conservatives do not adhere to the old rules of operating on Capitol Hill.
The victim preferred not to send a photo of his bruised face. Agnieszka Lobodzinska/Shutterstock Chip Perala, a registered nurse and ten-year resident of Capitol Hill, doesn't want to make a big deal over what happened on Friday when, he says, he was suddenly gay bashed during the middle of a sunny afternoon. He's embarrassed about it, actually. Show More Summary
An intern for a Kansas congresswoman was arrested on Capitol Hill on Monday when he tried to bring an unloaded handgun to work, according to a police spokeswoman. Joshua Wheeler, 25, of Atchison, Kansas, a summer intern for Republican Representative Lynn Jenkins, was arrested at the Longworth House...
WASHINGTON, June 1 (Reuters) - An intern for a Kansas congresswoman was arrested on Capitol Hill on Monday when he tried to bring an unloaded handgun to work, according to a police spokeswoman. Joshua Wheeler, 25, of Atchison, Kansas,...Show More Summary
In case you're just tuning into the NSA/surveillance battle on Capitol Hill, a handful of the PATRIOT Act's provisions expired last night, with...
Hey, isn’t that… Sen. Rand Paul, kicking back after a day of Senate-floor maneuvering on the patio of Capitol Hill eatery Cafe Berlin on Sunday night? The Kentucky Republican decamped to the restaurant after a rare Sunday session, in which he thwarted the renewal of the NSA’s domestic phone-tapping program. According to a spy (no, not the […]
By Michael Saltsman, Providence Journal New faces will soon fill the halls of Capitol Hill office buildings as students fresh off their final exams come to Washington for summer internships. Many of them will be in the offices of the...Show More Summary
We had a full house of STB readers for last Friday’s meetup at the Impact Hub to discuss Metro’s Alternative 3 for restructuring Northeast Seattle and Capitol Hill buses when U-Link opens next year. Metro planners Jeremy Fichter and Ted Day gave a short presentation and then took your questions for over an hour. Afterwards, […]
Hastert was investigated as Speaker after former Congressman Mark Foley got caught sending inappropriate messages to House pages
Law enforcement sources say hush money accusations against former House speaker involve misconduct with male student
Friends and former colleagues of J. Dennis Hastert, the former House speaker, said they were struggling to make sense of federal charges against him.
If you saw the latest video from America’s Liberty PAC, a pro-Rand Paul super PAC, you wouldn’t be crazy to think the Republican presidential candidate was hosting a monster truck rally or WWE Smackdown at Capitol Hill. But the sensory...Show More Summary
Topic: Book Stores Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In There If the book is dead, nobody bothered to tell the folks at Capitol Hill Books in Washington, D.C. Books of every size, shape and genre occupy each...Show More Summary
Alon Bassok (left) and John Roderick (right), are each running for one of the two citywide council seats. They propose using property taxes to fund trains between Seattle neighborhoods. On his campaign website, musician and city council...Show More Summary
On Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has spent the last few months earning comparisons to Ferris Bueller – and not in the good way. Facing a calculation known to every presidential aspirant who is a sitting member of Congress — whether time spent running for president is worth the blowback for...
Philip Alito, the son of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr., has left Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher to become a staff counsel to Republicans on a Senate investigative subcommittee. The Duke law grad and former clerk to Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is one of three counsels on the subcommittee, led... Read the whole entry... »