Nathan Ouellette

Woof, impeachment hearings are stressful. We have a solution

Donald Trump's alleged misdeeds with Ukraine are front and center on Capitol Hill today as Congress holds its first public impeachment inquiry hearing.  So, Heard on the Hill decided to make a ruff day better with a trio of therapy dogs stationed just one office building away.

If members can't be impeached, how are they disciplined?

President Donald Trump's alleged misdeeds have seized headlines recently with the impeachment inquiry in full swing.

Privacy, one roadblock to government funding

It was clear representatives from the National Security Agency and the Department of Justice didn’t do their homework before appearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

Who let the dogs out? Tillis organizes Halloween dog parade

The house may seem divided on official impeachment rules, but that didn't "paws" the Halloween festivities outside the Dirksen office of Sen. Thom Tillis.

The North Carolina Republican organized what he called the Bipawtisan Dog Costume Parade, traveling from the Dirksen Senate Office Building to the Hart atrium.

Boeing CEO grilled over 737 crashes

Boeing President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg appeared before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Tuesday.

Cummings lies in state as public honors his service

Elijah E. Cummings' casket arrived at the Capitol Thursday so the late Maryland representative could lie in state, an honor given to few elected officials.

After a private ceremony for colleagues, family and friends, Cummings' casket was viewable to the public. People from as far away as Nevada and as close as his home district paid their respects.

Does your member of Congress like pumpkin spice lattes?

It's fall and you know what that means — the return of pumpkin spice lattes.

St. Louis rejoice! The Lord Stanley’s Cup arrives at the Capitol

The morning after the Cardinals were eliminated from World Series contention, St. Louis sports fans had a more joyous reason to feel the Blues. The Stanley Cup, won by the St. Louis Blues in June, made its way to Washington, D.C., Wednesday and was on display for public viewing.

Are LGBTQ workers protected by the Civil Rights Act? Supreme Court will decide

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a trio of cases regarding LGBTQ workers' rights as they pertain to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Under Title VII, workplace discrimination "on the basis of sex" is prohibited, and the ruling from the Supreme Court will determine whether LGBTQ individuals, particularly those who are transgender, are covered under these rules.

5 border misconceptions blurring the immigration debate

The southern border of the United States has been a central focus in American politics ever since Donald Trump descended onto the political scene in 2015, but misconceptions about the border abound.

House Democrats launch impeachment inquiry; how would impeachment work?

After months of sidestepping, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has officially opened the doors to the impeachment process after details surfaced over a whistleblower complaint regarding President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Climate change activists take to the streets to demand action

More protests erupted throughout D.C. Monday in the wake of the Friday Global Climate Strike that saw students and adults descend upon the Capitol steps.

Youth climate activists on climate change: Listen to the scientists

A panel of four youth climate activists appeared before a joint hearing on climate leadership Wednesday, urging members to take action on climate change.

Corey Lewandowski sounds like a Senate candidate

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski appeared before a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday on possible presidential obstruction of justice.

Bowser and Norton hope 2019 is the year for D.C. statehood

D.C. residents, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., held a statehood march Monday to ask Congress to make Washington the 51st state in the union. Ahead of a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Thursday on the matter, Bowser and Norton rode a statehood-themed bus with a delegation of military veterans. They also switched many of Pennsylvania Ave.'s flags to American flags with 51 stars.

Youth climate strike draws crowd in Trump’s backyard

One week before the Global Climate Strike descends on Washington, several groups including Fridays for Future DC, Youth Climate Strike DC and Zero Hour gathered for a strike of their own. 

Pelosi doesn't want to answer your impeachment questions

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's Thursday press conference had one topic off limits, the one on every reporter's mind: impeachment.

Mark Sanford is running for president, here are some congressional basics

The Republican presidential primary field looks small next to the Democrats, but at least one more player is joining. On Sunday, former South Carolina Governor and Congressman Mark Sanford announced his candidacy.

Welcome back Congress: Protesters swarm House offices

On the first day back in Washington after the August recess, Congress was met by protesters at the Rayburn House Office Building. The series of demonstrations organized by the Center for Popular Democracy centered around immigration, workers' rights, universal health care and notably affordable housing.