14 times Congress couldn’t decide on a House speaker after the 1st-round vote
A House speaker’s election has not gone to multiple ballots since 1923.
Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in January 6 case
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential win, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
Washington Monument defaced with red paint; suspect taken into custody, facing charges: officials
A man is in custody after vandalizing the Washington Monument with red paint Tuesday night.
Washington National Cathedral bell tolls 96 times for Queen Elizabeth II
In honor of Queen Elizabeth II, the Washington National Cathedral funeral bell tolled 96 times Thursday night.
Capitol riot hearing: Committee declares Jan. 6 riot an 'attempted coup'
The House panel’s yearlong investigation into the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot is intended to stand as a public record for history.
Madeleine Albright funeral: Biden, Clintons honor 1st female secretary of state
"In the 20th and 21st century, freedom had no greater champion than Madeleine Korbel Albright," President Joe Biden said during the funeral service.
Bob Dole: Late senator to lie in state at Capitol
The body of the late Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday as congressional leaders honor the former Republican presidential candidate and World War II veteran.