2chambers adjourns, sine die

It's been a wild two-year session of Congress. Now, our coverage is moving elsewhere.

Wife of Rep. John Lewis dies

Lillian Miles Lewis, the “devoted wife” of the congressman, died in Atlanta, according to a statement issued by his office.

Bob Dole pays respects to Daniel Inouye in Capitol Rotunda

The former Senate majority leader came to pay respects to his lifelong friend.

Inouye receives full honors from colleagues in memorial service

Vice President Biden and members of the House and Senate plan to attend and speak at a memorial service in the Rotunda beginning at 10 a.m.

As ‘Plan B’ vote nears, John Boehner seen whipping votes on House floor

House Speaker John A. Boehner was seen glad-handing colleagues on the House floor.

John McCain’s holiday must-reads

The Arizona lawmaker takes to Twitter to share some last-minute holiday gift ideas.

Democrats unveil proposals to address Newtown shooting

Several Democratic proposals in the House and Senate could be adopted as part of the White House review.

Inaugural committee takes steps to avoid ‘Purple Tunnel of Doom’ ticket fiasco

How inauguration planners are hoping to avoid keeping people trapped on their way to the big day.

Daniel Inouye to lie in state at U.S. Capitol

Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii) will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, House and Senate leaders announced Tuesday.

  • Ed O'Keefe and Paul Kane
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  • Dec 19, 2012

Patrick Leahy sworn in as Senate President Pro Tempore

Vermont's senior senator is now third in line to the presidency.

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