Chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill
Retired coal miners wearing camouflage shirts were an unmistakable, recurring sight Tuesday on Capitol Hill. Yet to Kentucky’s senators, they may as well have blended in with the woodwork. Sen. … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump hasn't even finished writing his tax plan yet, and yet it already looks poised to meet a humiliating death on Capitol Hill. Like most things our Cheeto-in-chief touches, the package of tax cuts that the White House is preparing to unveil on Wednesday is shaping up to be a gaudy money-loser. Show More Summary
An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on Capitol Hill. Continue reading ? The post What we know about the latest developments in the Russia investigations appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Breitbart's temporary press credentials to cover Congress won't be extended, and its application for permanent credentials is no longer being considered, Politico reports. The secretary for the Capitol Hill Standing Committee of Correspondents, which oversees credentialing, tells USA Today that Breitbart simply is "not ready." The committee only gives congressional...
USA Today reports: Breitbart News’ application for press credentials to cover Congress has been set aside, and the news outlet’s temporary credentials will not be renewed when they expire at the end of May. The Standing Committee ofShow More Summary
WASHINGTON — It was a tokin’ gesture. Marijuana users are feeling a bit paranoid about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ threats to crack down on states (and the District of Columbia) that have legalized marijuana. So on Monday, at “high noon,” activists gathered on the Capitol lawn for what they called a “joint session,” and they [...]Show More Summary
It’s an open secret on Capitol Hill: President Trump wants a “big, beautiful” border wall, but few in Congress are willing to pay for it. The standoff, between the White House and lawmakers — Republicans and Democrats -- has escalated tensions toward a possible government shutdown at midnight Friday...
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On a day when tens of thousands of people crowded the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to march for science, a Congressman who can boast the only science PhD on Capitol Hill is something of a celebrity. Read more.....
President Donald Trump surprised Capitol Hill and his own Treasury officials speechless as he announced that he’ll be rolling out his tax package next week. He added that it will
WASHINGTON — Top law enforcement and intelligence officials are expected to testify next week on Capitol Hill about Russian activities to influence the U.S. presidential election. The House intelligence committee said Friday that itShow More Summary
Brian Fallon worked on Capitol HIll and at the Department of Justice for years before serving as Hillary Clinton’s campaign press secretary and now as an adviser to the Democratic SuperPAC priorities USA. For episode 52 of Primary Concerns,...Show More Summary
SEATTLE (AP) — From Capitol Hill to Hippie Hill, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals on weed.
Seven people were arrested on marijuana charges near the U.S. Capitol on Thursday as they participated in a pot giveaway aimed at pressuring Congress to legalize the drug. Three were … Click to Continue »
Top leadership sources on Capitol Hill warn that it's premature to call this a "breakthrough" because (a) the rumored compromise hasn't been...
From Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to Hippie Hill in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, marijuana enthusiasts observed their 4/20 holiday Thursday with public smoke-outs, parties and, yes, great deals … Click to Continue »
On Capitol Hill, a few Democrats and Republicans are coming together to push for marijuana legalization. Do they have a shot?
David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association, provides a preview of his proposal to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The organization DCMJ will hand out at least 1,000 joints outside Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill is about to get a bit hazy.