Obama To Dems: 'You're On The Right Side Of History' On Health Care, ImmigrationPresident Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure Democrats nervous about the impact of his health care law and the prospects for immigration legislation, telling them "You're on the right side of history."
House Report Dismisses DC Autonomy Referendum A report from House Republicans is dismissing the District's budget autonomy referendum as nonbinding.
Agricultural Leaders Plead With Congress For Immigration Bill With More Lenient Rules For Hiring Farm WorkersFrom Christmas tree growers in the Appalachians to Wisconsin dairy farmers and producers of California's diverse abundance of fruits and vegetables, agricultural leaders are pleading with Congress for an immigration bill that includes more lenient and less complex rules for hiring farm workers.
Md. Man Gets Nearly 25 Years in Prison for Capitol Hill BeatingThe man who used a baseball bat during a brutal assault in Eastern Market last summer was sentenced Tuesday to more than 24 years in prison.
NSA Director: Surveillance Programs Have Foiled 50 Terror Plots WorldwideThe director of the National Security Agency insisted on Tuesday that the government's sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide in a forceful defense echoed by the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee.
King of The Hill: 2013 Soap Box Derby is a Time-Honored TraditionFriends 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.
Fire Rips Through D.C. Landmark, Firefighters Return to Alert ResidentsDistrict of Columbia firefighters are returning to the Capitol Hill neighborhood where a massive fire ripped through a hardware store this week.
The Week in NewsHere's what you may have missed, or if you didn't, what's worth re-reading this week (June 3-7).
Feinstein: Feds' Secret Seizure Of Telephone Records Part Of Ongoing PracticeThe 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.
Congress Expands Its Own Budget, Moves To Cut OthersHouse 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.
Former IRS Commissioner Heads To Hill Amid Scandal 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.
Sexual Abuse Cases Put Pentagon Under Fire 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.
Lawmaker: Bombings Succeeded Because System Failed 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."
Praise, Levity Greet Hagel In Senate Return Senators who nearly buried Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel found reasons to praise him on Wednesday.
GOP Rep On Ricin Letter: 'There Are Crazy People All Over The World'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."