Senators warned a Trump acquittal would embolden future challenges to democracy

WASHINGTON – House impeachment managers on Thursday closed their arguments for convicting former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting an insurrection by warning the Senate that an acquittal would embolden that same president, should he return, or a successor to mount a future violent…

Pope’s speech to Congress draws thousands to Capitol

Hundreds of invited guests took to the West Lawn at the Capitol to watch the Pope address the members of Congress via Jumbotron.

Maryland Schools Scramble to Save Field Trips After Government Shutdown

Maryland schools scrambled to reschedule field trips this week after the government shutdown closed the Smithsonian, the National Zoo and other popular federal attractions.

Hundreds of Government Employees Rally for ‘Jobs, Not Cuts’

Workers from across the country gathered under the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, demanding that Congress reach a deal on the national budget and avert looming cuts to federal agencies.