The best beard in Congress.
The daughter of the former vice president quit the race Monday, citing “serious health issues” in her family.
A top Democrat is ready to go on offense over economic inequality — if not to speak those words. “There’s no way [the GOP] can sort of escape it.”
The New York Democrat has discussed his bipartisan sanctions bill with top White House officials, including Denis McDonough, following administration promise to veto it.
The Republican National Committee is sending Democrats trophies commemorating PolitiFact’s “Lie Of The Year.”
Even the New Jersey senator seemed excited about the new album. Tweeting from the floor isn’t allowed.
The messy business of gerrymandering made simple with the help of pepperoni and extra cheese.
Texas Senator John Cornyn suggests the late-night announcement from Geneva is a Wag The Dog moment, aimed at saving the President from the messy Obamacare rollout.
Harry Reid went nuclear today. What does that actually mean?
America’s most famous mayor used to talk about how he might one day “hack the Senate.” But after his first week on Capitol Hill, Booker is getting his footing, staying close to New Jersey, and steering clear of his one-time best ally — the media.
On a 64-32 vote, the Senate sends the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to the House, where Speaker John Boehner opposes the legislation. “I think it’s important for the Senate as an institution,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says of Thursday’s vote.
Colorado state Sen. Owen Hill considered telling a Kenyan kid, “Well, you know what, we already have someone from Kenya as president of the United States.” Update: Hill says it was an “obvious joke.”
Senate pro tip: Don’t waste your best material on Tom Harkin.
“The cash chase is going to be vicious… they’re going to inundate voters in Wyoming in a way they’ve never experienced before.”
Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected to move on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act tonight, a Democratic leadership aide says. Update: Reid filed the cloture petition Thursday night.
And his academic record. “He’s a very big man, physically.”
Sixteen days after the shutdown began, Senate leaders have come to an agreement. It’s unclear whether the House will pass it.
“I obviously supported the repeal of Obamacare and I still would like to repeal that law … repeal’s not gonna probably work when the guy in the White House is still named Barack Obama.”
Apparently it was an act of protest.
You are not ready for this.
We are now in the news space age.
Members of Congress also pay more.
Hill bartenders say that members of Congress were sitting around getting their buzz on before they decided to go shut the government down.
“Congress! Get your buns in gear.”
Here’s the invitation. Update: Paul’s office says he’s not hoping for a solution to the shutdown, but a “ratcheting down” of rhetoric that’s become “too personal.” So far one Democrat has signed up. Update, Oct 8: Heinrich’s office says the Democrat never planned to attend and didn’t go.