Bill to “ban the box” would end federal employer requests for criminal histories

WASHINGTON — Former felons could have more success securing employment under bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday that would bar federal employers from asking requests for applicants’ criminal histories before conditional job offers. Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, and Doug Collins, R-Georgia, joined…

Congressional staffers show off speed and humor in bipartisan fun run

WASHINGTON — When it comes to running in the nation’s capital, most think of running for the Senate or the House, especially with the 2018 midterms in November looming. But on a crisp Sunday morning, the Capitol Hill Competition within…

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