When the president speaks to the nation from the White House, he’s taken to using other backdrops.
Sen. Ted Cruz is no longer holding up ambassadors, but that doesn’t mean they are likely to be confirmed any quicker.
Nisha Biswal worked for the House Foreign Affairs Committee more than a decade before she returned as a witness.
The congressman who loves to talk marijuana is holding another hearing on the subject before August recess.
Congress fits in a few more hearings with government officials before heading home for five weeks.
A computer glitch in the U.S. State Department database has slowed processing worldwide.
Democratic congressman suggests House Oversight install a swimming pool to expedite Republicans’ “witchhunt.“
With August recess right around the corner, Sen. Cory Booker has a ways to go before he reaches his goal of 99 Senate selfies.
Before he leaves the Senate, Sen. Saxby Chambliss is taking one last taxpayer-funded codel to a few enviable countries.
The senator may be a lame duck, but he can still fly to Europe.
A technical problem is causing a major delays in processing passports and visas worldwide.
Former Senate budget wonks Kent Conrad and Judd Gregg will be working together at a major DC-based PR firm.
A new report from the Office of Congressional Ethics shows the activity of the more than five-year-old independent panel since it was created.
The senator, clearly looking toward a potential 2016 matchup, piles on the 1990s references.
Sneak preview of 2016: Sen. Marco Rubio fundraises off tying Hillary Clinton to the 1990s.
Rep. Michele Bachmann may be leaving Congress after this year, but that doesn’t mean she’s leaving politics. Bachmann 2016?
There’s a law against the legislative body to be working in August — really.
HBO show featured a bloodbath at a fictional Cruz fundraiser on Sunday night. The Texas Republican was not happy.
After EPA Office of Water tweets about Kim Kardashian, Rep. John Dingell wins the Internet for having absolutely no idea who she is.
An IG report recommends the Defense Department examine further why an airbase in Afghanistan allowed waste to be burned openly creating harmful toxins.
Colby Itkowitz is a national reporter for In The Loop. She’s formerly The Morning Call’s DC Correspondent. Before that, she was a transportation reporter at Congressional Quarterly. Colby is a proud native of Lancaster, PA - which she will tell you is much more than Amish Country - and lives in Logan Circle with her fiancé Chad. Follow Colby on Twitter @colbyitkowitz.