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Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa cuts ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings off during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill University March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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Last week, Congress packed their bags and left the Capitol Hill campus for spring recess -- the congressional equivalent of spring break.
Earth Day is a week from tomorrow. How many people will drive to their local environmental festival without even a second thought to how they got there? The ATU and the Sierra Club are teaming up to promote transit as a solution to fast-rising transportation emissions.
Capitol Hill police officers search the site after a car chase and shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 3, 2013.
It's April 15. If you bought an electric car in 2013, you can claim a tax break today.
Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Mary Landrieu , , in a new ad for her re-election campaign, distances herself from the Obama administration while touting her Washington insider cred that has led to her chairmanship of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Activists hold signs and family photos protesting U.S. immigration policy in Lafayette Square outside the White House on March 12, 2014, in Washington, D.C. House Democrats are renewing their push for a vote on a proposed comprehensive immigration reform package, vowing Tuesday to refocus efforts on pressuring Republicans to sign onto a discharge ... (more)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell reported his best reelection fundraising period so far this cycle, announcing Monday that his campaign has raised $2.4 million since January, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA Retired Gen.
We've all seen the beer commercials set in big beach dance parties: the bikini-clad woman passing a frosty bottle over to her partner, a well-muscled specimen with an equally bare midriff and a knowing smile.
The rain didn't come to California last year, but it is was raining "Benjamins" on Capitol Hill as the Central Valley's Paramount Farm interests contributed $457,000 to Congress, and the Westlands Water District spent $1,600,000 on lobbying and outreach last year.
Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a convention speech.
Former Gov. Charlie Crist is delivering a blistering attack on his successor as he aims to reclaim his former office.
The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don'ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life How do you with a straight face give career advice like "don't suck up" to someone working on the Hill? #cantdoit Some people will tell you that sucking up and networking are not merely the best ways to get ahead in DC, ... (more)
Speaker of the House John Bohener arrives for his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.