U.S. Capitol News
79-foot Montana Christmas tree lit outside US Capitol
A 79-foot Christmas tree that was transported more than 3,600 miles from Montana's Kootenai National Forest has been lit on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol
Have you been 'pwned' in a data breach? Troy Hunt can tell
Have hackers 'pwned' you in a data breach? Beachside Aussie security researcher Troy Hunt can tell
McConnell turns to antagonist to help pass tax package
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell turned to one of his harshest antagonists to help pass the most sweeping tax package in more than three decades
Net neutrality supporter threatens to kill congressman
A Syracuse man has been charged with threatening to kill a U.S. congressman in an ominous call to the offices of Republican Rep. John Katko in upstate New York. "Listen, Mr. Katko If you don’t support net neutrality , I will find you and your family and I will kill . . . you . . . all. Do you
Tillerson, Trump's tweets and North Korea dominate White House press briefing
ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" team analyzes the day's events in "The Briefing Room."
Russian network RT loses Capitol Hill credentials
A committee that governs Capitol Hill access for broadcast journalists has withdrawn credentials for RT, a Russian state-funded TV channel
AP PHOTOS: Associated Press editors pick best of 2017
A year of relentless headlines generated by President Donald Trump's first year in office, natural disasters and mass shootings are reflected in the images selected by Associated Press photo editors as the best of 2017. AP photographers captured the moments before Trump took office as he peaked out
Another former staffer accuses Rep. John Conyers of sexual misconduct
Veteran Rep. John Conyers is facing a fresh round of sexual misconduct allegations, with a former staffer saying he made unwanted sexual advances toward her. The former staffer, Deanna Maher, 77, said she decided to come forward with the allegations after Conyers, D-Mich., the longest-serving
The Note: Now previewing in a White House near you: The government shutdown blame game
The TAKE with Rick Klein Do Chuck and Nancy need Donald more than the president needs his Democratic friends? We’re about to find out. The empty chairs flanking President Donald Trump marked the beginning of a shutdown blame game that’s likely to play out Trump-style over the next 10 days.
Who are the Native American code talkers?
Native American code talkers who were tasked with sending and decoding secret messages in their native language during World War II were honored today at the White House. The ceremony coincides with National American Indian Heritage Month. Trump, who referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as