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Senate plan to end shutdown emerges

House Speaker John Boehner is telling fellow Republicans that talks with President Barack Obama over ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a federal default have stalled.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 02:35pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, President Obama, obama, John Boehner, House, Senate

Food banks brace for federal cuts

House cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program are leaving a bigger impact on local food banks.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: manna food center, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food banks, food stamps, Kate Ryan


House barber retires after 30 years

A barber who for 30 years has cut the hair of Congressmen and staff members at the Rayburn House Office Building has retired.

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 08:43pm EDT

Tags: Nurney Mason

Area congressmen weigh in on search for bombing suspect

Congressmen on both sides of the Potomac discuss what weapons the suspects had, what their motives were and why door-to-door searching makes sense.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 05:26pm EDT

Tags: Ruppersberger, Gerry Connolly, Congress, Boston Marathon bombing