Rep. Marcia Fudge, who was once considering a bid, announced Tuesday evening she will instead support Pelosi as speaker. No other lawmaker appears willing to challenge Pelosi, but it’s possible that 16 “no” votes on the House floor could deny her the seat.
The lawsuit brought this week by a trio of U.S. senators challenging President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general joins a dizzying array of legal actions that surround the Russia probe.
Maryland’s two U.S. Senators said Monday that federal investigators need to wrap up their probe into a fiery explosion at a Silver Spring apartment complex that killed seven people more than two years ago.
The new members of the 116th Congress make up the most diverse group of incoming lawmakers ever on Capitol Hill. When Congress convenes in January, at least 35 women will be new members, bringing the total serving in the House and Senate to more than 120 — that’s up from the current 107 in Congress.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-AZ, pressed on Wednesday to get a floor vote on bipartisan legislation that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, but the effort failed to move forward after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell objected to the request.
Congress returns Tuesday to begin a busy lame duck session in which lawmakers will tackle issues including the future of the special counsel’s Russia probe, funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall and whether a government shutdown can be avoided next month.
A lawsuit was filed Monday on behalf of D.C. residents in a new bid to put legal pressure on Congress to give the District of Columbia full voting rights and representation on Capitol Hill.
Maryland’s University System Board of Regents “botched” critical decisions in the wake of its investigation into football player Jordan McNair’s death and needs to undergo a serious review, says Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-MD.
They joined other senators in asking Director Christopher Wray about any involvement the president had in developing a new plan to keep the headquarters where it is on Pennsylvania Avenue — not far from Trump International Hotel.
Your vote in the mid-term elections is less vulnerable to cyber threats than it was during the 2016 presidential election, when Russian meddling took place, but experts say there are still areas of concern.
A political action committee that backs Democrats across the country has canceled an ad purchase for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District race, indicating the party is growing more confident in Democratic challenger Jennifer Wexton.
Social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter need to be more aggressive in monitoring and taking down hate speech that can incite violence, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, said Tuesday.
As word spread Wednesday of suspicious packages addressed to prominent political figures and at least one media outlet, some members of Congress said the unsettling news signals a need to tone down political differences ahead of the midterm elections.
Republicans and Democrats believe the president is helping to energize their respective bases going into Election Day. Both sides also say the recent fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is motivating potential voters. Here’s the latest state of the race for both chambers.
The office of D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed suit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, alleging that the agency has failed to properly respond to requests for information about raids carried out earlier this year in predominantly Latino communities in the District.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.