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30 Locations to Visit This Weekend: Take the DC Walking Tour

On the way, the tour passes the homes of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and President Lyndon B. Johnson when he was a senator.

Anti-Abortion Democrats Wonder About Their Place in the Party

"The first thing everyone asks is: I can't vote for a Democrat because I'm pro-life," said Jonathan Ruth, a Democrat from an overwhelmingly GOP district...

Latest From Day 3 at the RNC

9:53 p.m.: "For those listening, please don't stay home in November. If you love our country and love your children as much as you know...

K Street Cash Helps Boost Clinton's White House Bid

Sen. Marco Rubio, the Florida Republican who suspended his presidential bid in March, reported just shy of $400,000 bundled by registered lobbyists, such as Dirk...

Grassley's Words Come Back To Bite Him

Pressure will now grow only more intense for Senate Republicans to reverse course and start a Supreme Court confirmation process, and none will feel that...

No Year of the Outsider in Down-Ballot Races

(registration)... offices on October 22, 2015. (Meredith Dake-O'Connor/CQ ) ... In addition to Fetterman, two outsider candidates in Democratic Senate primaries – Andrea Zopp...

McGinty Drops First Ad Ahead of Primary

Roll Call (registration) - At the RacesRoll Call (registration)McGinty ran a seven-figure spot in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. (Meredith Dake-O'Connor/CQ Roll Call) Democratic Pennsylvania Senate candidate...

Everybody's for Curing Cancer

(blog) (blog)While the details of the plan — including such basics as how much it would cost and where the money would be spent...

In Statuary Hall, Snapchats and Notorious RBG

(blog) (blog)That organizing principle mostly stuck — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., walked with Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.,...

Andrea Zopp makes her case to Black Members

Illinois was the first state to elect an African-American female to the Senate, when Carol Moseley-Braun was elected in 1992; before being elected president, Obama...

Obama in 2016: Shaping Message, Raising Cash

(blog) (blog)“In the past week alone, President Obama has fundraised for House Democrats in both Virginia and New York City,” DCCC National Press Secretary...

Thousands Greet Pope Francis at the Capitol

(blog) (blog)People with West Lawn tickets were told they'd be divided in half based on the ticket color (blue for Senate side and red...

Sarah Morgan Filters Out Noise for GOP Senate Campaigns

Morgan got her start in politics in Arizona in 2000, waiting tables to make ends meet as she worked as a volunteer on George W.

On Highways and Ex-Im, House Is Watching the Senate

Roll Call (blog) - Roll CallRoll Call (blog)Assuming the Ex-Im Bank reauthorization amendment stays in the highway bill, it could provide an awkward situation for...

Democrats Try to Turn Trump's Trolling Into Treasure

Updated 2:05 p.m. | It's too early to tell whether Donald Trump's presidential candidacy will hurt the Republican brand and alienate Hispanic voters the GOP...

Brian Schatz Steps Into Spotlight

(blog) (blog)Sen. Elizabeth Warren might have the biggest grass-roots megaphone in the Democratic caucus, and Charles E. Schumer is in line to be the...

Botched Delivery, Renewed Hope for Doug Hughes' Cause

(blog) (blog)Lane slipped 96 of the 100 envelopes he addressed to members of the Senate into the hands of their Washington staffers. Some smiled...

Joe Lane Delivers! Greeted With Durbin Campaign Finance Bill

(blog) (blog)Joe Lane made it through security screening at the Hart Senate Office Building shortly before 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, after Capitol Police gave him...

McConnell, Reid Agree on One Thing: Don Ritchie Rocks (Video)

(blog) (blog)As we reported here in 2010, “Ritchie has had the chance to interview staffers such as a black clerk who worked in Congress...

This Is No Time for Partisan Politics: Vote on Loretta Lynch Now | Commentary

(blog) (blog)(Douglas Graham/CQ File Photo). By Al Sharpton. More than 150 ... Lynch deserves better; Americans deserve better; and young African-American women deserve...

Democrats' Maryland Senate Circus

The congresswoman, who represents a neighboring district, was not originally on the program of speakers and her attendance seemed tied to her two-day-old Senate campaign.

#tbt: Roll Call Interviews Bill Clinton as Lewinsky Scandal Breaks

Independent counsel Kenneth Starr reportedly is investigating whether Clinton and his close friend, Vernon Jordan, urged Lewinsky to lie about whether or not she had...

Both Parties Monitoring Arizona Redistricting Case

That clause states, “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof.”...

Leahy Wants Comcast Pledge of No Paid Prioritization

(blog) (blog)... net neutrality rules, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is calling on Comcast to promise that it won't engage in paid...

Could Nov. 4 Results Render DC's Budget Autonomy Case Moot?

(blog) (blog)In court documents, lawyers for the D.C. Council cited House staff memos and notes from 1973 conference negotiations with the Senate to discern...

New Choice to Head DOJ Civil Rights Division Has Early Conservative Support

(blog) (blog)Updated 4:38 p.m. | After the last administration pick to head the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division collapsed on the Senate floor,...

3 Senate Endgame Scenarios

Just three weeks remain until Election Day, yet control of the Senate remains a dogfight and more than a handful of seats could conceivably go...

Where Does Pelosi Play? The Fine Art of Surrogate Campaigning

(blog)In the month before Election Day, members not fighting for their political lives are expected to be team players — and one way to...

Independents Could Control Power in Senate

“You know I think Sen. King really needs to speak for Sen. King,” Orman said. “But I think if you look at his past statements...

Bill Cassidy Dips Into Landrieu Territory for Votes

Cassidy, who is challenging Democratic Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, would work his way through a welcoming campus-wide, college football tailgate in Baton Rouge later that...

The Oklahoma Guide to Getting Along

(blog)Tom Coburn, described the “Oklahoma Standard” as “the assumption that we're going to take care of our neighbors. That's what we do.” Lankford's likely...

The Oklahoma Guide to Getting Along

(blog)Tom Coburn, described the “Oklahoma Standard” as “the assumption that we're going to take care of our neighbors. That's what we do.” Lankford's likely...

Delay Opens Door for More Continuing Resolution Complications

(blog)Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy blamed the delay Wednesday on a last-minute request from the White House, which a day earlier asked that the so-called...

Roll Call's #50Richest Project, Explained (Video)

(blog) (blog)Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., could be worth $800 billion. But you'd never know it. (Watch a video on how we calculate net worth...

Scott DesJarlais' Re-Election Hopes Rise, Despite Abortion Scandal (Video)

As DesJarlais' campaign cash flow dried up, he faced a formidable foe: state Sen. ... “I would say that my opponent counted me out early...

Vulnerable Democrats Missing From All-Night Climate Change Debate

By Meredith Shiner Posted at 8 p.m. on March 10. Comments in post: Vulnerable Democrats Missing ... Thirty Senate Democrats are scheduled to stage an...