Congressional Democrats are turning up political pressure on the White House, accusing the Trump administration of resisting efforts to turn over documents related to a series of wide-ranging investigations.
The 26 percent approval rating is the highest Congress has had since 2017, soon after Donald Trump entered the White House and Republicans controlled the House and Senate.
It may be hard to imagine it in this digital age, but there was a time when many members of Congress didn’t want to be on TV — at least in the chambers of the U.S. Capitol. But that changed dramatically on this day 40 years ago.
The House plans to vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism on Wednesday, following the latest controversial comments from freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., about the relationship between Congress and Israel.
A House committee is seeking information from the Trump administration on a broad range of topics, including meetings with Russians, hush money payoffs and information related to the president’s taxes.
Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced Friday that they are throwing their support toward making the District of Columbia the 51st state, overcoming years of concerns about the possibility of a commuter tax that critics worry would penalize those who live in the suburbs but work in D.C.
President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen completed three days of grueling congressional hearings. WTOP Capitol Hill Correspondent Mitchell Miller breaks down some of the key revelations.
The House is prepared to vote Tuesday on a resolution to block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, which Democrats hope will send a message to the White House that lawmakers won’t stand idly by while he diverts billions of dollars to a planned border wall.
Maryland Reps. Elijah Cummings, Anthony Brown and Jamie Raskin are among the Democratic lawmakers who have expressed concerns in the wake of last week’s arrest of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson.
Though senators have all kinds of advantages when running for the nation’s highest office, they face unique obstacles, too. Only three in U.S. history have moved directly from their Senate office to the Oval Office. An expert explains what they’re up against.
Federal workers would receive a 1.9 percent pay increase under language included in legislation aimed at averting a government shutdown, according to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md.
WTOP’s Mitchell Miller and Emeritus Senior Capitol Hill Correspondent Dave McConnell take a look at the possibility of another government shutdown, the upcoming State of the Union address and more.
Fed up with the partial government shutdown that’s lasted more than a month, Sen. Mark Warner introduced legislation Tuesday designed to prevent future government shutdowns from ever happening again.
WTOP’s Mitchell Miller and Dave McConnell take a closer look at the politics in play involving the partial government shutdown
Federal judge has decided the government can’t be forced to pay federal employees during the ongoing partial government shutdown, according to multiple media reports. A U.S. District judge in Washington declined a request by federal employee unions to issue a temporary restraining order blocking the government from requiring employees to show up for work without pay.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.