Ralph Hall Challenger Commits to Term Limits
The Republican primary challenger to longtime Texas Rep. Ralph M. Hall says 4th District voters should not expect a Hall-length tenure from him if elected.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Wrap-up: The D.C. Experience at SXSW
The doors to South By Southwest Interactive closed Tuesday after five days of nonstop events, just as the madding crowds for the music festival started arriving.
New Hampshire House Backs D.C. Voting Rights
The District's right to full-fledged voting membership in Congress got a thumbs up in New Hampshire on Thursday.
CRP Presents Program on Money-in-Politics Disclosure Issues
We've made some great steps towards a more open, accountable government -- but our work is far from done.
Bill That Would Let Rand Paul Run For Both Senate And President Advances In Kentucky
MARCH 7: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during the American Conservative Union's Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor, Md., on Friday, March 7, 2014.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
HOH: D.C. Pranksters Play on Darkened Capitol Dome
A brief outage of some of the exterior lights on the Capitol Dome, likely caused by tornado-like winds, jump-charged some local pranksters.
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Mitch McConnell Puts Muscle Behind The Exact Type Of Bill He Claims To Stay Out Of
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell seems to have mixed feelings when it comes to how he approaches state-based legislation.
Landrieu: Flood Insurance Decided Florida's Special Election
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., said Wednesday that she believes flood insurance legislation was the deciding factor in Tuesday's special election in Florida, not health care.
Nations dependent on Russian supplies plead for US gas exports
Fracking is a strategic weapon in the US arsenal that, instead of costing billions of dollars, actually generates tax revenues and prosperity.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Florida election a bellwether for fall U.S. mid-term race
Voters on Florida's Gulf Coast head to the polls Tuesday to fill a vacant U.S. Congressional seat in a special election watched by both major parties for what it portends for November when all 435 congressional seats will be up for grabs.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
CQ Roll Call nabs Bloomberg's Ellis
The congressional news organization CQ Roll Call has hired Bloomberg's David Ellis to serve as Vice President of News, overseeing CQ Roll Call's newsgathering operations, Chief Content Officer David Rapp announced Monday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
A Familiar Path
During a June 2013 interview with the D.C. publication Roll Call, former Gov. Brian Schweitzer made waves when he slammed the nation's capitol as a place with bad traffic, worse weather and an oversupply of "frauds."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The 200th Woman Elected to the House, McMorris Rodgers Works to Recruit More of her Own
House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers readily admits the GOP needs more gender diversity.
Disney World tells Boy Scouts to allow openly gay leaders or lose funding
A few days ago, Disney World announced that unless Boy Scouts of America changed its policy on openly homosexual scoutmasters - namely, they're not allowed - by January 1, 2015, the organization would lose funding from Walt Disney.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Year's Quirkiest Comeback Bid Could Complicate GOP's Senate Takeover Plan
Hill denizens of a certain age well remember the unpredictable Larry Pressler. He could be earning another entry as the answer to a political trivia question soon enough.
Controversial Justice Department nominee blocked in Senate as Biden presides
Former Sen. Joe Biden was back in his old chamber on Wednesday to cast a vote on a controversial Justice Department nominee, if his vote was needed.
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Scott Brown Denies Fox News Claim That He's Running For Senate
OCTOBER 21: Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., speaks at a rally in Cumnock Hall at the University of Massachusetts Lowell campus in Lowell, Mass.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
With Snow Delays, House Set for Shorter, Busier Week
The House was scheduled to vote over the next four days on no fewer than 12 bills and resolutions, including ones to overhaul national flood insurance, suspend for a year the individual mandate tax under Obamacare and revisit coal mining regulations.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Top 5 House Race Rematches... Are No More
Almost a year ago, CQ Roll Call declared " The Top 5 House Rematches to Watch " as re-do races in California, Utah, North Carolina and Minnesota.
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Relax Everybody, Nobody Is A '2016 Frontrunner' Yet
From left, Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Marco Rubio leave the Mansfield Room during a break in freshman orientation on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.