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By the Numbers : Harassment Claims on Capitol Hill Peaked in 2011

2016 saw the lowest number of claims over the last 10 years The U.S. Capitol as seen from the East Plaza. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) With two Democrats, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota and Rep. John Conyers Jr. of Michigan, facing allegations of sexual misconduct in and outside the workplace, Hill watch

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Congress ' Compliance Watchdog : Settlement Payouts Highest in 10 Years

U.S. taxpayers have paid out more than $900,000 in the most recent fiscal year to settle claims on Capitol Hill, the highest amount in 10 years. That's according to statistics released Thursday by the Office of Compliance, the independent congressional agency established under the 1995 Congressiona

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The Congressional Football Game , In Photos

Members of Congress and former NFL players played Capitol Police officers Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., and NFL star Herschel Walker watch along the sidelines during the Congressional Football Game at Gallaudet University in Washington on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/Roll Call) The Capitol Police team,

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Bannon Out as Chief Strategist at White House

The president decided to remove his embattled senior aide on Friday Steve Bannon, chief strategist to President Donald Trump, is seen in the Rose Garden in June. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images file photo) President Donald Trump has decided to part ways with White House chief strategist Steve Bannon,

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Kushner to Tell Senators ' I Did Not Collude ' With Russians

Jared Kushner is set to tell the Senate Intelligence Committee he was unaware that Donald Trump Jr. took a meeting with a Russian lawyer expecting to be given Kremlin-provided dirt on Hillary Clinton. In prepared remarks the president's son-in-law and senior White House adviser will deliver to the p

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Photos of the Day : Health Care Protests Erupt Across Capitol Hill

Monday saw approximately 80 arrests, according to Capitol Police Health care protesters from Arkansas chant outside of the office of Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., in the Hart Senate Office Building on Monday. About a dozen people loudly voiced opposition to the GOP health care bill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll

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Kasich on Health Care Bill : ` Not Acceptable '

Ohio Gov. John Kasich didn't want to talk about how Ohio Sen. Rob Portmanmight vote on the Republican health care bill. "I've told him how important I think all this is," Kasich cut off a reporter in mid-question when asked at a National Press Club event about his discussions with Portman about the

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