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May 2, 2018
President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, en route to a rally in Michigan, April 28, 2018. Trump on May 1 said it was “disgraceful” that questions the special counsel would like to ask him were publicly disclosed, and he incorrectly noted that there were no questions about collusion. The president also said collusion was a “phony” crime. (Eric Thayer/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Commentary: Cramer joins fellow members of Congress in nominating Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
May 2, 2018 - 1:34pm
April 27, 2018
FILE -- Rep. Patrick Meehan, (R-Pa.), center, after a trip with President Donald Trump, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 18, 2018. Meehan, who has taken a leading role in fighting sexual harassment in Congress, used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle his own misconduct complaint after a former aide accused him last year of making unwanted romantic overtures to her, according to several people familiar with the settlement. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns from Congress amid ethics probe
April 27, 2018 - 1:51pm
April 26, 2018
With hundreds of thousands of emotional support animals taking to the skies on U.S. airlines, Congress may start pulling a tighter leash. Yelizaveta Tomashevska / Dreamstime/Tribune News Service
As more emotional support animals fly on airlines, Congress eyes tightening the leash
April 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
April 25, 2018
Emmanuel Macron, France's president, gestures after speaking to a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
April 25, 2018 - 12:34pm
April 18, 2018
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Aug. 3, 2017, at Farmfest. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, they spoke against a Republican-written farm bill that they said could cut people off food stamps. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
April 18, 2018 - 4:25pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 11, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago.
Paul Ryan moves to shore up his staying power a week after announcing his retirement
April 18, 2018 - 7:58am
April 17, 2018
Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, in July 2017. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Oliver Contreras
GOP Rep. Charlie Dent will leave Congress within weeks, potentially setting up special election
April 17, 2018 - 11:08am
April 13, 2018
Senators have more money now. Will they finally pay their interns?
April 13, 2018 - 9:59am
April 12, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, April 11, 2018.   (Lawrence Jackson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Analysis: No, Mark Zuckerberg, we're not really in control of our data
April 12, 2018 - 1:29pm
April 10, 2018
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg waits for a Senate committee hearing in Washington, D.C., to begin Tuesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Michael Robinson Chavez
Zuckerberg tells Congress 'we didn't do enough' to prevent privacy crises that rock Facebook
April 10, 2018 - 5:36pm
April 7, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) speaks during a ceremony where leaders of the House and Senate presented a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the members of the Office of Strategic Services, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 21, 2018. From left: Ryan, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Congress is back at work, without much legislating on the agenda
April 7, 2018 - 3:27pm
April 6, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Rep. Blake Farenthold, facing ethics probe, abruptly resigns
April 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 5, 2018
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.
Cramer compares Heitkamp’s votes against Trump's agenda to cheating on wife
April 5, 2018 - 7:05pm
March 27, 2018
Steve Stark cartoon: Livestock emissions bill
March 27, 2018 - 10:11am
March 23, 2018
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt listens during a late-February 2018 legislative committee hearing. He says he does not plan to run for higher office. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans look to Washington
March 23, 2018 - 2:40pm