Documenting the Impeachment Trial (photos)

February 1, 2020

Our photographer sought to document the spectacle surrounding the historic impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.

Inside the Confirmation Hearing for AG Nominee Barr (photos)

January 17, 2019

Nominated by President Donald Trump, William Barr previously served as U.S. attorney general under President George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993.

Capitol Newspeg: Democracy Is Alive and Well on the Hill

October 1, 2018

Many decry that Congress is broken. The complaints, suggestions, accusations, defenses, compromises and dealmaking — all of that is becoming increasingly heated.

Senate Votes to End Government Shutdown

January 22, 2018

Around 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, it was clear that Democrats helped the Senate reach the 60-vote threshold to end the government shutdown. The final procedural vote to end the debate was 81 to 18.