When former special counsel Robert Mueller appears next week for planned testimony on Capitol Hill, Democrats are hoping to animate the words on the page of Mueller’s report into something the public remembers.
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Congressional security officials have met with all four members of the “squad,” comprisingReps.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.,Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over concerns about their safety aslawmakers.
"I abandon the chair!"
EXCLUSIVE– House Homeland Security CommitteeChairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.
Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue
The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unless it’s urgent.
Three omnipresent factors dominate everything on Capitol Hill. They’re known as “the three P’s.” Politics, policy and procedure.
The central issue is immigration. Period.
Who needed a big fireworks show on Independence Day in Washington when America’s political system is nothing but a tinderbox, ready to blow?
The subject matter was interesting, but it never really took you anywhere.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced to pass the Senate's border bill, but it's unclear whether her party's left flank will understand.
The only thing certain in Washington is uncertainty.
The U.S. may be closer to a military conflict with Iran now more than ever. But this also means that Congress could be the closest it’s come in years to considering a new resolution to authorize the use of military force.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala.,and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.,the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, have forged a tentative agreement on a $4.59 billion supplemental appropriations package for the border and humanitarian assistance, Fox News has learned.
Jon Stewart's 9/11 hearing helps paint picture Congress wants more money for not working - and it's nearly impossible to change
Most Americans would rather go on vacation in the Dominican Republic than give Members of Congress a pay raise.
The Allied invasion of the Normandy beaches in 1944 enabledsome lawmakers to escape the U.S. Capitol 75 years later.
House Democrats on Thursday put the finishing touches on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for not complying with recent congressional subpoenas, amid demands for information related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
It’s rare to repeat things in this space. But occasionally, a quotation or a line resonates in a special way. Such a sentence quintessentially distills the essence of a political episode or circumstance in Washington.
Nancy Pelosi is very lucky that Congress is not in session this week.
Congress is supposed to be out of session. But then the House keeps meeting, trying to pass a $19.1 billion disaster bill .
There is an old expression in Washington that nothing is decided until everything is decided.
House Democrats and Game of Thrones fans share something in common: they want to change the script
Congressional Democrats can’t seem to make up their minds about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
We’ve heard about an “infrastructure bill” for years in Congress. It’s been down in the minors. Big promise. Lots of upside. A “five-tool player.” But it’s never made it to the show.
A D.C. federal appeals court ruled Friday that the House of Representatives does not have to allow a self-described atheist to deliver secular prayers.
The release of the redacted report may not be the end of the political battle.
Terrible things happen to wonderful places.
Astronomers announced this week they finally observed what Albert Einstein hypothesized decades ago: a black hole. A black hole is an abyss of oblivion. A concentration of nothingness.
There was nobody like the late Fritz Hollings.
Commentators spilled a lot of ink this week, forecasting the end of the Senate filibuster. They didn’t have to. The filibuster’s days have been numbered for years.
Judiciary Committee Chairman Nadler, Oversight Committee Chairman Cummings, Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Engel and Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Waters are part of a group of lawmakers in the lower chamber putting pressure on Attorney General William Barr to release the so-called Mueller Report.
The superintendents for both the House and Senate office buildings have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, Fox News has learned.
Impeachment is on the table -- but it may just depend about whose table you’re talking about.
President Trump isn’t the first American politician to step on his own applause lines.
The Senate GOP plans to detonate a “suitcase nuke” next week in Washington.
GOP lawmakers fear that President Trump has trampled all over what may have been the best week of his presidency by backing the complete overturn of ObamaCare.
Reporter's Notebook: Mueller probe findings trigger a different kind of March Madness on Capitol Hill
It was “news o’clock” in Washington -- of course word was going to come, just before 5 p.m. on a Friday, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had completed his investigation and delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr.
It’s unclear what legislative issues may consume Congress between now and the end of September but one thing’s for sure: President Trump’s veto of a measure to terminate his national emergency for the border has the potential to spark another government shutdown on Oct.
Certain things in Washington demand astute attention. Then there are things which serve as spectacular distractions.
All lawmakers know right now are the general pots of money from which the Trump administration will loot funds for the wall. But everyone’s in the dark when it comes to specifics.
Former Rep. Ralph Hall, a Texas Republican best known for switching parties near the end of his 17-term career from 1981 to 2015, died Thursdayat the age of 95 at his home in Rockwall, Texas.
Senate Republicans have been chatting again about efforts to initiate a third “nuclear option” to alter Senate precedent and accelerate the confirmation of some lower-tier nominations -- but it's not going to happen any time soon.
Infighting among House Democrats could delay consideration of a resolution condemning anti-Semitism in the wake of controversial comments made by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., a senior source told Fox News on Tuesday.
House Republicans are driving Democrats crazy, and driving a major wedge through the majority party.
A host of Trump Administration policies threaten to tear Congressional Republicans apart on a variety of domestic and foreign subjects.
When I travel, I often tell lawmakers I’m headed to their home state or district. I often suggest we meet for coffee or breakfast sometime. As a reporter, it’s a helpful contrast to see House members and senators in Washington – and also on their home turf.
Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., will follow a Senate tradition when the Senate meets again next week. The first order of business is for Fischer to read George Washington’s Farewell Address aloud on the floor.
The only certainty now in Washington is the uncertainty in border security talks.
John Dingell, the longest-serving member in the history of Congress, died Thursday at 92.
Race, ethnicity and religion wove the fabric of the American narrative.
"AOC" meant something else around the halls of Congress for decades.
The linchpin to avoiding another government shutdown in mid-February is a House-Senate conference committee on border security which publicly convenes Wednesday afternoon. Either the sides work out a deal or there is a serious risk of a government shutdown in a few weeks.
Does anyone really think we won’t be back here in three weeks, trying to avert another crisis and fund the government?
If they can’t even agree on having the State of the Union speech at the Capitol, then they’ll never get anywhere ending the government shutdown.
I don't know if President Trump will ever get his border wall. But I bet Tony Romo does.
If the shutdown is ever going to end, President Trump, alongside congressional Democrats and Republicans, must do as their political forefathers did and compromise. It’s unclear how and when that might happen.
The good news is that the sides were at least talking when it came to the government shutdown over the weekend.
The 116th Congress began with prayer.
The House and Senate welcome a prodigiously large class of freshmen to Washington for the 116th Congress. Collectively more than 90 brand new people in both bodies.
The House Ethics Committee revealed Wednesday that it ran out of time in its investigation into outgoing Virginia GOP Rep. Tom Garrett, who earlier this year was accused of having aides perform duties outside their typical congressional jobs during work hours.
Congressional Republicans long ago washed their hands of the partial government shutdown.
The cultivation of the third government shutdown of 2018 began with a late-night Senate quorum call on Dec. 19.
There were strong signals from the White House last Thursday morning that Trump would grudgingly sign a stopgap spending bill to fund the government – even though the package lacked money for a border wall.
There is no one else to blame but President Trump if there’s a partial government shutdown later this week. The president said he would take the recriminations if there’s a shutdown.
Fox News is told there are some efforts to try to convince President Trump that a short-term spending bill averting a shutdown would be ideal, but a source isn't sure the idea will "sell.
It was quiet late Friday afternoon on Capitol Hill. Too quiet. One wonders if it will be as quiet next Friday night on Capitol Hill, as nine of 15 cabinet departments face a government shutdown at 11:59:59 p.m.
Republicans cede control of the House to Democratson January 3.
A casual congressional observer may suspect that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., gets a little sappy at Christmastime.
You’ll forgive lawmakers, Capitol Hill aides and Congressional journalists for lacking tidings of comfort and joy.
The U.S. Capitol is an arena. A coliseum devoted to fights about politics and policy. But that’s not the case when the flag-draped coffin of a former president is lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda.
A senior congressional source told Fox News Saturday that former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94, is expected to lie in state in the U.S.
House Republicans have set their internal leadership races for next week.
Here’s your guide to help track and understand what wins in losses in various House races mean for the balance of power in Congress.
Who will be what in the House in the 116th Congress is as muddled as it’s been in decades.
Who will be what in the House in the 116th Congress is as muddled as it’s been in decades.
House and Senate cybersecurity systems regularly repel hundreds of thousands of efforts to infiltrate computers and personal devices or infect them with spyware and malware.
If Dems win the House after midterm elections, blame ‘red tide’ out to sea, not a ‘blue wave’ crashing in
Four things jump off the page when one conducts a deep examination of this autumn’s midterm House elections
A lot of tough talk about Saudi Arabia now cascades down Capitol Hill after the suspected death of Jamal Khashoggi.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., fretted that “tribalism” was on the rise in American politics and “is ruining us.”
Vice President Mike Pence had just presided over the Senate’s confirmation vote of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. An angry swarm of demonstrators packed the Capitol lawn, protesting the vote.
There’s a lot which could go wrong for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., as he tries to usher the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court to confirmation.
President Trump quietly signed H.R. 6157, a piece of legislation to fund the government.
It's unknown if Brett Kavanaugh will ever get to walk through the front door of the Supreme Court as its next Associate Justice.
What 'The Twilight Zone' has to do with one of the most important Supreme Court decisions in history
"There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man.
When it comes to the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, remember one thing:
There is a stasis on Capitol Hill as to how things may unfold for a potential hearing on Monday for Supreme Court pick Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the allegations leveled by Dr.
Kavanaugh faces uncertain future after woman accuser breaks silence, Republicans worry in private about midterms
We may be in a grey area when it comes to what’s next for the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.
No one likes to talk politics amid natural disasters.
The confirmation process is still forging ahead. But it's worth noting that there are some substantial efforts afoot to make sure things remain "all systems go" for the Supreme Court nominee.
They’re in denial. Lots of them. About lots of things.
There are rules on Capitol Hill. Some are written. Many are not.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants to rename the Russell Senate Office Building after the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
The Senate’s final verdict on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh – whose high-stakes, high-wire confirmation hearing begins Tuesday – will hinge on the views of just a handful of lawmakers.
Plenty of lawmakers, government officials and other dignitaries will circulate through the U.S. Capitol to pay their respects to the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain as he lies in state in the Rotunda.
The ruling by a three-judge panel that North Carolina’s congressional districts must be redrawn could rock the 2018 midterms – and ultimately leave unclear which party controls the House until next year.
The U.S. Capitol is quietest early on a Sunday morning.
The family of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says the senator is suspending treatment for his brain cancer. But it’s notable the statement came from the family and not the senator.