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Marc Fisher and Jenna Johnson
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), a longtime — and maybe “prickly” — lawmaker, will leave a legacy as a dogged fighter for her constituents.
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Washington lawyer Michael A. Carvin will push to eliminate some federal subsidies.
African Americans have made political strides in the five decades since the Voting Rights Act, but numbers in office still lag.
“The Keith Olbermann of Congresses.“
And she did not routinely turn over those communications for records collection as secretary of state.
Netanyahu’s speech Tuesday is dividing Democrats trying to figure out how to comport themselves.
The Republican wants to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving a tax credit for the working poor if Obama’s immigration actions take effect.
A statistic, based on fishy data from four decades ago, continues to circulate, usually around International Women’s Day.
A roundup of news from across the nation.
The domain she apparently used: clintonemail.com.
Katie Zezima and Steven Mufson
Israel’s prime minister said he has “a moral obligation” to warn Congress of the perils of a deal with Iran that he believes could threaten his nation's survival.
The presumed presidential candidate used his executive experience and humor to drive home his “own man” message.
The obsession of the Israeli leader’s political life also represents a chance for the president to redeem a dented foreign policy ethos.
Conservatives continue to criticize the House speaker as another shutdown deadline approaches.
No votes planned to confirm Attorney General Eric Holder’s replacement
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
The painter of the 42nd president’s official portrait reveals that he sneaked in a Monica Lewinsky detail.
He’s a maverick.
What’s wrong with the media -- and how to fix it.
An anonymous quote buried in a Kuwaiti newspaper prove irresistible.
Arizona Republicans argued at the Supreme Court that a redistricting panel violates the constitution.
In 2014, Republicans took control of nearly a dozen state chambers, allowing permitless concealed carry efforts to resurge in places like New Hampshire, West Virginia, and Maine.
Judge Joseph Batallion’s ruling would legalize gay marriage starting next week.
The Dean of the Senate women is set retire.
The House could vote as soon as Monday evening to give the VA wide discretion to rescind awards paid to its employees.
During a Utah Senate panel on a bill that will allow certain patients to be treated with edible forms of marijuana, special agent Matt Fairbanks warned of the environmental costs associated marijuana cultivation on public land.
When gas prices go down, so do state budget receipts. But consumer sentiment goes up, and that’s great news for sales tax states.
As California goes, so goes the nation?
Three bombs and a shooting spree.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the "dean" of Senate women, announced she won't seek reelection in 2016. Here are some of her most memorable moments from her time on Capitol Hill.
The gloves aren’t exactly off, but they are starting to come off.
In a word: Hispanics.
The CBC’s opposition plays a big role.
Painter reveals a secret about the Clinton portrait, calling it a metaphor.
House of Cards presents a pretty bleak side of Washington. Help us name a show about the “real” Washington.
The tea party wing doesn’t have a strategy.
The Court will decide whether the Elections Clause in the U.S. Constitution specifically gives the legislature the right to draw district maps.
A number of currently serving women in Congress are hot on her heels.
“Dad, it’s just ISIS.“
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