1 hr ago
Don't Mess With Taxes
Seersucker Day returns to Capitol Hill, but lawmakers can't deduct their special summer duds
The official Senate Seersucker Thursday photo in 2006, courtesy U.S. Senate. This afternoon, Senators in their summer attire will gather again for a formal portrait of the chamber's first Seersucker Thursday in two years.
5 hrs ago
Who Wore It Best? Senate Seersucker Thursday Is Back
After a two year hiatus, the tradition of Seersucker Thursday returned to the Senate today with lawmakers donning their finest seersucker suits.
9 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Chris McDaniel might still be wandering about Mississippi in his bus, looking for mislaid votes, but Sen. Thad Cochran and his Democratic opponent already have moved on to the more advanced stage of searching for votes in the state -- in the general election.
14 hrs ago
K Street's power duo going global
Former Sens. John Breaux and Trent Lott are plotting an expansion from their new perch at Squire Patton Boggs.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Trent Lott: Happiest Man Alive Over Return of Senate Seersucker Day
The man who created Seersucker Day back in the late 1990s has been on a bit of a tear ever since the Senate ditched the tradition two years ago.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Booze, boats and DMR: New details revealed at Scott Walker's sentencing
U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett sentenced Scott Walker, a private consultant and former congressional staffer, to 18 months in prison, saying beforehand how Walker and his father abused the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Wicker, Feinstein Seek to Revive 'Seersucker Thursday'
Senators gathered in the Senate reception room for a "Seersucker Thursday" back in 2011.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Panic? Cochran Replaces Campaign Manager
Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign manager, Kirk Sims, has been replaced by his state director Brad Davis, according to a GOP source close to the campaign.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Untamed Cruz refuses to play nice with GOP campaign arm
GOP hopes of corralling Sen. Ted Cruz during the 2014 primary season are officially dead.
USDA: Salmonella announcement wasn't delayed - Pape to lead food section at Squire Patton Boggs
FSIS: SALMONELLA ANNOUNCEMENT WASN'T DELAYED: USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is rejecting accusations by two Democratic lawmakers that it deliberately delayed informing the public about a Salmonella -related recall by Foster Farms until the evening before the July 4 weekend to bury the news.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Declaration of Independence sets example for how to disagree: Editorial sketchbook
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.