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Celebrating Moms on Capitol Hill

Celebrating Moms on Capitol HillABC(WASHINGTON) -- A special Mother’s Day edition of ABC’s This Week gave a glimpse inside an exclusive club on Capitol Hill: women who give birth while serving in Congress. Rep. Jaime Hererra Beutler, R-Wash., who recently announced her pr...

Republican Senator Receives Potentially Poisoned Letter

Republican Senator Receives Potentially Poisoned LetterUS Senate(WASHINGTON) -- A suspicious letter, potentially laced with the poison ricin, was sent to the office of Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi, ABC News has learned. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid confirmed to ABC News that Capitol offices were o...

Ominous Senate Prayer: ‘Save Us From Self-inflicted Wounds’

Ominous Senate Prayer: ‘Save Us From Self-inflicted Wounds’Photo Courtesy: Architect of the Capitol(NEW YORK) -- The Senate opened its first session Sunday in the days between Christmas and New Years since 1962 with an ominous prayer, as Congress and President Obama scramble to come up with a deal to avoid the...

Women Get Short Straw for Pay on Capitol Hill

Women Get Short Straw for Pay on Capitol Hill(File Photo) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Testifying on Capitol Hill as a woman can be tough. But being a woman working for the Republican leadership can also be tough -- on your pocketbook.Men who work for House Republican leaders -- a...

Ben Bernanke Warns Congress on ‘Taxmageddon’

Ben Bernanke Warns Congress on ‘Taxmageddon’Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned Capitol Hill today that any modest gains the economy is making could all be lost if Congress doesn’t take action to avert the so-called “taxmageddon&r...

Grover Norquist Defends Anti-Tax Pledge on Capitol Hill

Grover Norquist Defends Anti-Tax Pledge on Capitol HilliStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Even though he’s never held elected office, he’s the man at the center of America’s tax debate, vilified by Democrats for his influence over Republicans but admired by conservatives for his unwave...

Capitol Hill Burglaries Under Investigation

Capitol Hill Burglaries Under InvestigationPhotodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- After a number of Capitol Hill offices have fallen victim to a crime wave of burglary and theft this spring, the U.S. Capitol Police continues to investigate who might be responsible, leaving congressional staffers o...

Hollywood Stars Come to DC to Advocate Arts Funding

Hollywood Stars Come to DC to Advocate Arts FundingSteven Lawton/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) -- Amid the budget cut stalemate unraveling in Washington, a handful of celebrities made their Capitol Hill debut on Thursday to advocate for increased funding for the arts.Actor Tim Daly led the star-studded delegat...

Nazi Party Gets First Lobbyist on Capitol Hill

Nazi Party Gets First Lobbyist on Capitol HilliStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A member of the American Nazi Party has joined the ranks of lobbyists on Capitol Hill.John Bowles, 55, said his official status as a lobbyist was something the 53-year-old party planned to “try out for the fi...

Trayvon Martin Case: Lawmakers React to Zimmerman Charges

Trayvon Martin Case: Lawmakers React to Zimmerman ChargesNICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- For more than a month, a vocal contingent of members of Congress have repeatedly called for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin. They’ve spoken out on the House floor, held news conferences and o...

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Visit Capitol Hill to Demand Justice in Son’s Killing

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Visit Capitol Hill to Demand Justice in Son’s KillingChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The parents of slain teen Trayvon Martin took their quest for justice to Capitol Hill Tuesday, attending a forum on racial profiling and hate crimes and drawing attention to their son’s killing that oc...

Hoodies on the Hill: Congressional Staffers Rally for Trayvon Martin

Hoodies on the Hill: Congressional Staffers Rally for Trayvon MartinPhotodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A large group of Capitol Hill staffers gathered Friday on the U.S. Capitol steps to rally in support of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old unarmed boy gunned down in Sanford, Fla. last month.About 250-300 aides rallied ...

Hoodies on the Hill: Congressional Staffers Rally for Trayvon Martin

Hoodies on the Hill: Congressional Staffers Rally for Trayvon MartinPhotodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A large group of Capitol Hill staffers gathered Friday on the U.S. Capitol steps to rally in support of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old unarmed boy gunned down in Sanford, Fla. last month.About 250-300 aides rallied ...

On Capitol Hill, Nick Cannon Talks Online Privacy for Children

On Capitol Hill, Nick Cannon Talks Online Privacy for ChildrenGary Gershoff/WireImage(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Music and television personality Nick Cannon appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday to endorse a bill aimed at increasing online privacy for children. Appearing at a press conference hosted by Representatives Ed...

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