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Warning: No Photos or Recordings Allowed of Mike Coffman in his Office

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's hard to miss this warning sign posted by the door as you enter the district office of Rep. Mike Coffman on South Parker Road: "The use of video r...

Rand Paul Tells 'Kind Of Mean' Joke About Police

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took aim at the U.S. Capitol Police Thursday night, joking that those who previously guarded Senate entrances now blocked due t...

CAPTION CONTEST: Santa Claus Gets Wanded At The Capitol

Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

Santa Claus was on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, brought there by a liberal Catholic group to talk about the fiscal cliff. He visited the same day Speake...

Some Nudity is Apparently More Lewd Than Others

Tamar Abrams | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

All three of the women who removed their clothing were arrested. According to ACT UP New York, they are Cassidy Gardner, 23, and Megan Mulholland, 23, who are community organizers for Queerocracy, and Jennifer Flynn, 40, of Health GAP. How many of the men were handcuffed? Not one.

Andrea Stone

Did FBI Thwart Accused U.S. Capitol Suicide Bomber -- Or Enable Him? | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Moroccan immigrant wearing what he thought was a suicide vest and carrying a military-style automatic weapon was arrested Friday in a ...

Jason Linkins

Beltway Media Slain By Satire | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media

Washington, D.C., was the scene of a devastating satirical attack this morning, as a tweet from The Onion, the well-known fake-news site, intersected with the most humorless residents of the most self-absorbed city in the world, touching off a tsunami of ultra-seriousness.

Threats To Members Of Congress Hard To Calculate

Roll Call | Daniel Newhauser | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

One came from a high school student who was goofing off on the school computer during civics lessons. Another from a man angry over an automated call....

Michael McAuliff

Severed Pig's Foot Mailed To Rep. Pete King | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) learned Monday that someone had mailed him a bloody, severed pig's foot, a person close to the Congressman said...

Man Arrested Near Capitol With Guns, Sword

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States Capitol Police arrested a driver near the Capitol on Tuesday around 4 p.m. A search of the vehicle found: Two long guns, three hand...

FBI: DC Police Officers Spent Time With Suspicious Figures Around Inauguration

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the days leading up to President Obama's inauguration, U.S. law enforcement agencies huddled regularly in an effort to minimize any possible securi...

A Vet's View of Philly Cops

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

If Sharpton will meet and pray with criminal suspects with previous felony convictions, why didn't he also meet with the accused officers, hear their side of the story, and pray with them?

Man Arrested With Shotgun Near Capitol

Politico | John Bresnahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

United States Capitol Police officers arrested a man carrying a shotgun Friday afternoon near the Capitol complex. The police have closed off streets...