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2 hrs ago | The Olympian
Carlos, the American Humane Association's "military hero dog of the year," seems less than enthused as his person, Ruby Ridpath, talks at a Capitol Hill event on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Washington, D.C. At least it couldn't hurt.
3 hrs ago | CBS News
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., speaks during a press conference after meeting with fellow Democratic Senators, on Capitol Hill, July 9, 2013, in Washington, D.C. On the spectrum of hypothetical 2016 presidential candidacies, the @DraftJoeManchin Twitter movement, if you can call it that, is the elephant in the room of dark horses.
7 hrs ago | Politico
CarmaHop combines dry erase boards with mobile apps to facilitate hitch-hiking and make it safer.
For the second time in a week, a man was arrested at the entrance of a Capitol Hill office building for allegedly carrying a firearm.
Left to right, lay evangelists Lauren Bowerfind, Karel Wallace, Rebekah Hammond, Elizabeth Christiensen, and Abebech Tebeje review their visit to a Washington, D.C.-area nursing home with team leader Rhonda Rowe on July 17, 2014.
Wyatt Stewart has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs.
ACORN 8 will host and Drum Major's for Truth will co-host this year's Whistleblower Summit for Civil & Human Rights in Washington, DC.
Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to members of the media after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon July 8, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they're ... (more)
Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.
Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that make it harder for that community to vote in subsequent contests.
U.S. Director of Exempt Organizations for the Internal Revenue Service Lois Lerner is sworn in to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2013.
The case of the former IRS official's lost emails became more complicated this week after a top agency official said he's no longer 100 percent sure there are no back-ups.
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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:10 am
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