When will the people’s House be returned to the people? Not even Capitol officials know.
Almost 21 months into the pandemic, the Capitol remains sealed off from the general public, even as public venues around Washington and across the nation have moved into a new normal with safety measures.
Push to crack down on tech giants faces tough voting math in Congress
Key holdouts threaten lawmakers' bipartisan antitrust agenda.
Sen. Ted Cruz wants to sanction a natural gas pipeline — but not because of climate change
To environmentalists, it might seem strange that Cruz wants to sanction a gas pipeline, but the move makes perfect sense to some Democrats and foreign policy experts.
Want that free coronavirus test Biden is promising? You gotta buy it first.
The administration is working through private insurance to make at-home tests available.
Rail and air have new cyber requirements -- but they're minor
DHS is taking an incremental approach to cybersecurity mandates.
Don Young is the rare Republican who’s not afraid of Trump — or of saying he needs to ‘shut up’
Entering his 49th year in Congress, the Alaska Republican said he’s not worried about political retribution for supporting the recent infrastructure package.
Lawmakers spar over Biden’s FCC pick and Section 230 in latest tech hearings
Partisan divisions flared at a pair of nomination and legislative sessions.
Democrats want to prevent new oil and gas drilling in most U.S. waters. Their plan might work.
The offshore drilling provision in the version of the Build Back Better Act that passed the House last month might just have a chance in the Senate.
Biden says he'll battle omicron with testing and boosters
Today the administration released a 9-prong coronavirus plan for the winter.
The Planned Parenthood hack compromised intensely personal information
The attackers stole information from about roughly 400,000 patients.
Small group of Republicans gambling on big fight over government shutdown
Nearly a third of Republican senators seem willing to risk a government shutdown, according to a letter they sent to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday.
Marjorie Taylor Greene says she’s the GOP base, not the fringe. We’ll see in 2022.
This is how a Twitter spat illustrates Republican intraparty tensions.
Can Congress unite on Section 230 reform? This top Democrat has hope.
But partisan feuding could derail those plans.
Democrats' subsidy for union-made electric vehicles faces a bumpy road in the Senate
A battle is brewing in the Senate over another key climate provision in Democrats' roughly $2 trillion social spending bill: a tax credit for union-made electric vehicles.
GOP lawmakers fear China could hack U.S. government computing clouds
Sen. Rob Portman wants stronger protections in a plan to expand cloud computing.
Young Americans are really down on democracy and reeling from the pandemic
New numbers from a Harvard Institute of Politics poll revealed startling data about the mental health of young Americans and their views on the state of U.S. democracy.