Capitol Hill News
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1 min ago | Streetsblog
Jeff Wood and I talk about the news of the week that most tickled us or burned us - the BBC's exposA© of anti-social urban design features intended to repel people, San Francisco's social tensions over the Google bus, and the decision by Cincinnati's new mayor and City Council to "pause" construction of the streetcar.
Do You Know Which Congress Members Are Criminals?
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4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
John Kerry returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers not to enact legislation that would impose punitive sanctions on Iran if negotiations fail to stop the mullahs' march toward a bomb.
7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo
Capitol Hill is abuzz Thursday as Republicans keep pushing back the vote time for the budget deal.
9 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
In this Jan. 9, 2013 photo, Sen. . This image from video provided by WJLA-TV shows Ryan Loskarn, chief of staff to Sen. .
13 hrs ago | Campus Bread
This is a story of how Bread for the World advocacy methods work. The elements of our story include a Republican senator, a barista, prayer, worship, an Offering of Letters, and a wealthy fundraiser, but this isn't a tale of inside-the-Beltway intrigue.
14 hrs ago | The Clarion-Ledger
Gov. Phil Bryant's longtime spokesman said he will step down after nearly 10 years in service with Bryant.
18 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, is pursued by reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, following a closed-door briefing on the recent agreement reached between Iran and western powers on Iran's nuclear program.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid shakes hands with Sandy Hook victim Vicki Soto's sister Carlee Soto , as Sandy Hook victim Dawn Hochsprung's daughter Erica Lafferty ; Tucson, Arizona, shooting victim Christina Taylor Green's mother Roxanna Green ; Tucson, Arizona, shooting victim Bill Badger ; and Sarah Brady , wife of former White ... (more)
Director of the National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander, and Deputy Attorney General James Cole testify during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee December 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Big Night DC For the party-hopper who hates to sit still, Big Night DC boasts fifteen themed party areas, five dance floors, and a performance lineup stacked with more than a dozen DJs and bands.
The parents of Sgt. Brian LaLoup are suing the Defense Department and the Navy, alleging that officials in Greece removed their son's heart during an illegal autopsy, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer .
Tea party and conservative groups pounced on the budget proposal that congressional leaders carved out behind closed doors, saying that the plan is based on the faulty premise of increasing spending now in exchange for future spending cuts that will never materialize.
A search is underway at the home of Ryan Loskarn, who is the chief of staff at Sen. Alexanders' Washington, D.C. office.
"Even with rising prices for seniors, politicians are pushing to cut Social Security," the narrator says.
After weeks filled with nothing but bad news for President Obama, there have been some reasons for optimism in recent days.
James David Manning responds to reporting on his conspiracy theory that Miriam Carey was the mother of an Obama love-child by threatening to sue "the Examiner.com" and Michael Ross .