Capitol Hill

Winking Congressman Steals Spotlight In House Floor SpeechWe all know work meetings can get a little tedious, but a Maryland lawmaker is making headlines for his "performance" during a meeting on Capitol Hill.
Secret Service Chief Resigns After Security LapsesSecret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
Columbia Church Joins Hundreds In D.C. To Mark National Day Of PrayerHundreds of churches gather on the steps of Capitol Hill, marking the annual "National Day of Prayer."
Md. Teen First Death Linked To Faulty GM Ignition SwitchA Maryland family is at the center of a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Their daughter was killed in a car crash linked to General Motors' faulty ignition switches.
National Symphony Moves To Capitol Hill, H StreetThe National Symphony Orchestra is opening a week of 50 free programs on Capitol Hill and in Washington's H Street Northeast neighborhood.
Md. Family Struggles As Bills Pile Up And The Government Remains Shut DownFifteen days into the government shutdown, thousands of Maryland workers are now going into a third week without pay and really feeling the pinch.
House GOP Unveils Bill To Counter Senate Debt PlanHouse GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.
Witnesses Forced To Take Shelter During Shooting Incident On Capitol Hill ReactThe woman who led police on a chase from the White House to the Capitol is dead. Her bizarre behavior set off a massive police response and injured two officers. But it's still not clear what was behind it.
Suspect Shot & Killed In Capitol Incident ID'ed As 34-Year-Old Conn. WomanA 34-year-old Stamford, Conn. woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday afternoon, and then led police on a chase toward the Capitol, where police shot and killed her.
Congress Decides To Continue NSA Phone Spying ProgramCongress decides to continue a NSA phone spying program in a controversial vote Wednesday night on Capitol Hill.
Lawmakers Introduce New Plan To Protect Cruise Line PassengersPreventing cruise nightmares. Lawmakers in Washington grill cruise line executives about their ships stranding passengers.
Giant 'Corpse Flower' Blooms Next To U.S. CapitolThe long wait is finally over for visitors who have been yearning for a whiff of a giant flower that smells oddly like rotting flesh.