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  • Capitol Hill office workers take their lunch break on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Building on a pleasant spring day, Washington, D.C., Monday, May 5, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Wikipedia imposes editing ban on House staffers

    Wikipedia has imposed a 10-day editing ban on the IP addresses connected to the U.S. House of Representatives, following a series of disruptive edits by congressional staffers.

  • Correction: Obama-Fresno Visit story

    In a story Feb. 7 about President Obama's upcoming visit to Fresno, The Associated Press reported erroneously the body that passed a water bill. It was was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, not the California house.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    TOBIAS: Protecting the unborn from pain

    The cruelty of fetal dismemberment is fostering palliative measures

  • Despite tight fiscal times, Congress to spend $550 million to refurbish building

    At the same time its lawmakers debate spending cuts, tax increases and the fiscal cliff affecting average Americans, Congress is spending a half-billion dollars to refurbish one of its office digs.

  • **FILE** Rep. Norm Dicks, Washington Democrat, speaks March 30, 2011, on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

    18-term Democrat Rep. Norm Dicks of Wash. retiring

    Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks, a former college football player who cast a huge presence over state and national politics for more than 30 years, announced Friday he'll retire at the end of the year after 18 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • WILLIAMS: Rangel should leave Congress on own terms

    'Tis the holiday season - a time to reflect on all that we have been blessed with here in America. And with those blessings, also the great responsibilities bestowed upon us, each according to the role our Creator has endowed. That paragon of virtues, the U.S. House of Representatives, will return to complete its unfinished business soon.

  • Because freedom matters

    Freedom of the press died in Venezuela on May 27, 2007, when self-declared communist President Hugo Chavez shut down Radio Caracas Television (RCTV), one of the oldest and largest networks in the country and one of the last remaining independent stations in Venezuela.

  • To preserve tax relief

    In his budget message to Congress in January 1963, President Kennedy wrote, "Lower rates of taxation will stimulate economic activity and so raise the levels of personal and corporate income as to yield within a few years an increased — not a reduced — flow of revenues to the federal government."

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