In a visit to Washington, the Ukrainian leader faces a small but growing chorus of skepticism at new funding for the war, as $24 billion of aid hangs in limbo ahead of a possible government shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's decision not to enforce an unofficial dress code has elicited strong reactions and dominated talk on Capitol Hill, even as a potential government shutdown looms.
From Rep. Nancy Pelosi to Sens. Mitt Romney and Mitch McConnell, lawmakers' ages are a big subject of discussion and debate. One member of Congress shares ideas for increasing generational diversity.
Elected officials are (almost) the oldest they have ever been in Washington which is causing discussions over what it means to be fit for office.
"I'm gonna call the governor tomorrow," Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, said as he shouted obscenities at a trooper during an altercation at a rodeo.
GOP and Democratic lawmakers alike condemned the Wisconsin Republican after he spewed profanities at a group of Senate pages taking photos at the Capitol.
Chinese companies and individuals own farmland across America. But lawmakers in Washington are pushing to block any purchases that could be connected to the Chinese Communist Party.
The House plans to vote on its debt ceiling bill this week. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R.-S.C., calls it an "opening negotiation position" as the risk of a default looms.
Schroeder took on the powerful elite with her rapier wit and antics for 24 years, shaking up stodgy government institutions by forcing them to acknowledge that women had a role in government.
The memory of the speakership fights leading up to the Civil War remind us that the consequences of dysfunction in the national government affect us all.