By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Capitol police in the United States are agencies charged with the provision of security police services for various state agencies, but especially State Legislatures. Capitol police may function as part of the state police or may be an independent agency. There is also a federal capitol police agency. - Source: Wikipedia
The U.S. Capitol Black Police Association is staging a protest on Tuesday against what members decry as a hostile and discriminatory work environment.
A Mississippi man was arrested Wednesday, accused of sending letters to President Barack Obama and a senator that tested positive for the poisonous ricin and set the nation's capital on edge a day after the Boston Marathon bombings.
An envelope addressed to a U.S. Senate office tested positive for the deadly poison ricin Tuesday, launching a criminal investigation and prompting warnings to other offices to take precautions with their mail.
Democratic National Committee head Debbie Wasserman Schultz asked members of the Capitol Police to help out her suffering staffers who had to wait in long security lines to get to their office.
A gunman opened fire at the New Castle County Courthouse in Delaware early Monday morning, killing two and wounding several, including at least two Capitol Police officers.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was discharged from the hospital less than three hours after an apparent rear-end crash Friday afternoon on a Las Vegas freeway, a hospital spokeswoman said.
As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq wind down, the industries that back America's military muscle will see the need to market their products for domestic use. Machines that work wonders in a soldier's hands don't necessarily belong on Main Street.
The U.S. Capitol Police force is investigating a reported threat against Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, who often is mentioned as a possible vice presidential pick for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Virginia Republicans were hopeful that a weekend away from Richmond would help thaw a stalemate over the state's proposed two-year, $85 billion spending plan. But the weekend arrests of more than 30 activists protesting anti-abortion legislation has only fueled the partisan flames that have engulfed the Capitol.
A faulty battery caused an electronic cigarette to explode in a Florida's man's mouth, taking out some of his front teeth, a chunk of his tongue and severely burning his face, fire officials said.
An Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker was arrested at a House hearing Wednesday after trying to film the proceedings without the required media credentials.
At least eight people from the October 2011 Movement were arrested by Capitol Police on Thursday morning outside the Rayburn House Office Building.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden said in a radio interview Thursday that the Obama administration, not the Bush administration, has ownership of the weak economy.
Thousands of marchers stormed the Georgia Capitol on Saturday to protest the state's new immigration law, which they say creates an unwelcome environment for people of color and those in search of a better life.