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I'VE just spent an evening being on my best behaviour. That, people who know me might say, makes a change.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is nearly deadlocked with Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to a new Bluegrass Poll sponsored by several Kentucky media outlets .
A new Senate proposal to curb the government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and increase transparency about the program has White House backing and may get more traction with critics who have dismissed other bills as too weak.
If you were to meet Benny Johnson , the former BuzzFeed "viral politics" editor who was fired Friday for plagiarism, your immediate impression of him would likely be one of three: You'd have found him to be a pleasant and polite guy; or you'd have thought he's a little ostentatious; or you'd simply wonder if he's gay.
How a bipartisan group that hoped to make Washington more functional became yet another cog in the D.C. money-making machine - and infuriated Democrats No Labels, a group of Republican and Democrat Congressmen, gather to call for a solution to end the U.S. Government shut down on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 10, 2013.
The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.
Colette Masunaga prepares to greet attendees at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and Hawaii County product table at "Taste of Hawaii" in Washington.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' in a conversation with Lissa Muscatine, former Clinton speechwriter and co-owner of Politics& Prose Bookstore at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC.
JULY 24: Committee Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee Rep. Jeff Miller speaks during a conference committee meeting of the VA reform bill July 24, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on March 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. BOYDS, Md.
One of Washington's most influential lobbying firms made thousands of dollars in political contributions to U.S. lawmakers as it worked on behalf of the Alberta government to promote Keystone, documents reveal.
This is not a political diary, so my apologies for that, but many are familiar with the DC area, so that's why I wrote this diary.
The focus in the Congress this week is on getting a few things done before the annual summer break for lawmakers, as after this Friday, the House and Senate won't be in legislative session again until after Labor Day, what's known in Washington, D.C. as the August Recess.
House Speaker John Boehner speaks before signing the bipartisan legislation Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at the U.S. Capitol July 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.
For many of us who served in his office, he was truly the father to all of Samoa; when we talk amongst ourselves in Samoan we'd say, "le Toeaina", or in our usual Washington, DC jargon it was "Boss" and knew exactly who we were referring to or simply, "the Senator".
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. embassy in strife-torn Libya was evacuated early Saturday, under cover of American warplanes and spy aircraft.
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Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 02:35 am
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