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Labor-HHS-Education Appropriator Loses Senate Bid
The chairman of the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, Jack Kingston, R-Ga., was defeated in a bid to seek a Senate seat.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
4 Big Reasons Obama's Border Funds Request Is in Trouble
Granger is leading a GOP task force to make recommendations on the child migrant border surge The initial outcry in Washington over the scale and scope of the child migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border signaled this could be a moment for rare bipartisan action.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Deepening of Savannah Port Is an Issue in Jack Kingston-David Perdue Race
The Port of Savannah is one point of contention in a Georgia Republican primary runoff Tuesday in which 11-term Rep. Jack Kingston vies with businessman David Perdue for the party's Senate nomination.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Pro-Gun Congressman's Staffer Arrested for Gun Possession
The press secretary for a pro-gun congressman from Pennsylvania was arrested Friday morning for allegedly having a gun while attempting to enter the nation's oldest congressional office building.
Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president
JULY 08: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., attends a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in Dirksen titled The Role of Regulation in Shaping Equity Market Structure and Electronic Trading," July 8, 2014.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Republican Senators Threaten to Slow Extension With Backward Amendments
Just as it seemed like a transportation extension was on the fast track to passage , a Tea Party senator from Utah is gumming up the works - and the top Republican on the EPW Committee might have a plan to help him.
John Devaney Set To Take Leadership Role at Perkins Coie | Downtown Moves
John Devaney, who will soon become the new managing partner of law firm Perkins Coie , has some big shoes to fill.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Pedro Ribeiro Leaves Gray for Obama, Will Be Replaced by Doxie McCoy
As Gray's chief spokesman heads to the Obama administration, Norton's former communications director takes his place.
The Quick Guide to 'Best Intern Ever: How to Ace Your Capitol Hill Internship'
Interns are busy. Most everyone in D.C. is busy. But as longtime Hill Navigator readers may have noticed, this week we launched the first Roll Call e-book: Best Intern Ever: How to Ace Your Capitol Hill Internship .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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Senate Outlook: Still Cloudy, Despite GOP Triumphalism
Since I've spent some time here recently discussing the possible consequences of a Republican takeover of the Senate, it's a good time to mention that current polling of the key contests by no means makes that outcome a heavy probability.
Summer Jobs? Try a Marina
In a display that has the feel of a vital-signs monitor in some hospital ward, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a pretty healthy pulse of summer employment gains in certain industries.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Priorities, Priorities: In D.C., Yoga More Expensive, Beer More Available
How's this for a city motto: Washington, D.C., where the yoga's expensive and the beer is easy! That might need a little work, but that's the gist of the fiscal 2015 D.C. spending plan that is on a glide path now that the D.C. Council has over-ridden Mayor Vincent Gray's veto of its $10.6 billion spending plan.
Welcome to Energy Xtra
Welcome to Energy Xtra, the fifth Policy Pulse blog from CQ Roll Call, where we'll be covering the all-of-the-above energy debates on renewable generation, efficiency, electric reliability, infrastructure, nuclear developments, coal technology and implications of the ongoing oil and gas boom.
Best Intern Ever: Hill Navigator E-Book Has Arrived
Just as a Capitol Hill office would not be complete without interns, Hill Navigator would not have a column without interns seeking advice about how to succeed in Washington.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Supermoon Weekend: Send Us Your Photos
The first of the three 2014 " supermoons " will rise over the U.S. Capitol Saturday evening, providing a great opportunity to shoot some stunning photographs.
Congress Trusts DOJ Report on Shooting of Unarmed Woman Outside Capitol
Capitol Police and other first responders stand outside of the Hart Senate Office building after the fatal shooting of Miriam Carey on Oct. 3, 2013.
Keystone Lobby Outguns Protesters
Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline join the Cowboy and Indian Alliance in a rally in Washington, D.C., on April 26, 2014.
Kansas senator's longevity gives GOP foe opening
May 21: Sen. Pat Roberts, R-KS., during the Senate Finance Committee hearing on 'Internal Revenue Service Targeting Conservative Groups' on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC on May 20, 2013.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
States may soon scale back construction projects as highway fight drags on
Washington's highway funding fight is dragging on and at least one analyst thinks it's possible states will have to start cutting back on some construction projects soon.
by the Numbers: 2,384
Homes today are more than twice as big on average as in 1950, when houses averaged 983 square feet, according to the National Association of Home Builders .