The Election Assistance Commission's executive director allowed two of the four commissioners to work outside the Washington, D.C., area and agreed to pick up the costs of their travel to and from the office.
The one-in-100-year storm that hit our nation's capital last week is expected to become a one-in-25-year event by mid-century, according to D.C.'s own analysis.
Demonstrators from the pro-impeachment group By the People rally in the Cannon House Office Building Rotunda on Capitol Hill on May 14th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
To mark the one-year anniversary of the Trump administration announcing its zero-tolerance family separation policy, a life-sized cage was set up by the group Families Belong Together on Capitol Hill.
United States Senator Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) speaks during a news conference on health care on April 30th, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Increased flooding in the Tidal Basin due to a sinking sea wall is creating unfriendly conditions for the iconic tree.
Representative Steven Horsford (D-Nevada) speaks during a news conference on April 9th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
Demonstrators protest against the North Atlantic Treaty Organization near the Department of State in Washington, D.C., on April 4th, 2019, as NATO ministers gather for a meeting.
Inslee, who is a candidate for president in 2020, has said that he will make climate change the centerpiece of his campaign.
Students gather at a gun control rally at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on March 14th, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Members of the Middle Eastern Women's Coalition call for the resignation of United States Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on March 6th, 2019.
Over 100 members of Congress refused their paychecks in solidarity with unpaid workers.
Once most members could agree that climate change is real, they could start talking about the real question of what to do.
Immigration activists shout slogans as they protest outside Trump International Hotel during a march on February 12th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
People visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., for Martin Luther King Day on January 21st, 2019.
A total of 127 women were sworn in to the 116th Congress as part of the most diverse class ever.
Nearly two weeks after Election Day, we still don't know who will join the historic 116th Congress in every district.
The proposed changes could put a fee on protesting in the nation's capitol.
Pacific Standard looks at the evidence about people who make false accusations of rape, and how to get the best information during sexual assault cases.
The proposed act would require Washington, D.C., to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2032.