Friends and family of 60 children from ages eight and seventeen have lined Constitution Avenue for the 2013 running of the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby Saturday afternoon.
District of Columbia firefighters are returning to the Capitol Hill neighborhood where a massive fire ripped through a hardware store this week.
Here’s what you may have missed, or if you didn’t, what’s worth re-reading this week (June 3-7).
The chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence committee says the top secret court order for telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon is a three-month renewal of an ongoing practice.
House lawmakers are moving to protect Capitol Hill’s budget even as they slash programs like education, health research, water projects and housing aid for the poor.
The former head of the Internal Revenue Service heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to question the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.
One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of sexual assaults in the military that have triggered outrage, from local commanders to Capitol Hill and the Oval Office.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says it’s still unclear whether the Boston bombings were foreign-directed, but he says they were clearly, quote, “foreign-inspired.”
Senators who nearly buried Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel found reasons to praise him on Wednesday.
The reaction from Mississippi’s congressional delegation to a poisoned letter sent to Republican U.S. Sen Roger Wicker can be summed up in a word: “crazy.”