The months-long failure on Capitol Hill to pass a long-term extension to CHIP portends serious health consequences, with disruption in ongoing treatments.
By Phil Galewitz and Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan will be pivotal figures on Capitol Hill this month. But who else could prove pivotal on Capitol Hill this month? Here’s a look at some of the key players as…
By Lisa Desjardins
One Republican congressman says he's going to start carrying a gun in public after a gunman opened fire on a baseball practice, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise and several others. Some lawmakers want beefed up security at town halls.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we take a look at the not-so-simple process of selecting the U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree. Last spring, Chris Nicolli, whose day job entails fighting wildfires, was tasked with picking the perfect specimen.
By PBS NewsHour
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
The gulf between tea party conservatives and establishment Republicans has grown so wide that it just swallowed up the speaker of the House, and may threaten the entire Republican Party and Congress itself.
By PBS NewsHour
This week Republicans passed a bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, which House Speaker John Boehner called the "most pro-life legislation” to ever come before the House. The bill depends on a recent study that found…
By Anna Sillers
Sexism on Capitol Hill is by no means new. But a new survey from the National Journal shows how widespread the problem still is.
By Erica Werner, Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key…
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