Private investigator on tracking down runaway Wis. Dems - TheDC

US | Jeff Winkler

Detective agency offers free consultation about how to track down Wisconsin Senate Democrats

A sign you're unlikely to see in Congress: 'Please Don't Tap the Glass' - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Winkler

Rep. Dan Burton’s resolution to encase the House gallery in Plexiglass is not likely to succeed

Hawk invades the Library of Congress - TheDC

US | Laura Donovan

What appears to be a Cooper’s Hawk was found flying around the Library of Congress

Giffords well enough to give husband neck massage - ABC

US | Vince Coglianese

‘[It is] so typical of her. She’s in the ICU. You know, gone through this traumatic injury. And she spent 10 minutes giving me a neck massage’

Four facts about Gabrielle Giffords - Glamour

| interns

Gabrielle Giffords’ chief of staff tells Glamour Magazine what the Arizona congresswoman is really like

TheDC Morning: Rumors fly about John Edwards and the woman who was almost forced to abort his child - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Rep. Joe Walsh on why he's refusing government health care - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

‘The notion of not wanting to live in this darn city of Washington is something I’ve always believed in’

TheDC Morning: FEMA forgets about half a billion in misspent money - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Vicky Hartzler: Farmer, small business owner, congresswoman-elect - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Hartzler wants to balance the budget, create jobs, and repeal the health care law

Ethics probe of Rep. Waters derailed by infighting, sources say - WaPo

Politics | Vince Coglianese

The probe, opened in 2009, dissolved this fall and most likely will fall to a newly composed committee

The rise of Allen West - WaPo

Politics | wrahn

Allen West, a 22-year Army veteran, is preparing for Washington a bit like he would for a battlefield

Democrats hold edge in two key House contests - Boston Globe

Politics | interns

Democrats hold edge in two key House contests

Democrats are Arizona's newest endangered species - NYT

Politics | interns

Four of Arizona’s five Democrats are in varying degrees of trouble

DETOUR - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

EPA received more than $7 billion in stimulus funds, and so far that money has been directed to 4,687 projects, many of which purchased signs

The sights and sounds of the 9/12 rally [video] - TheDC

Feature:Video | Matthew Boyle

Tea Partiers from around the country marched from the Washington Monument to the Capitol Building via Pennsylvania Avenue calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama to listen to the people about their concerns with government spending

Sen. contender to give Snowe a run for her money in 2012 - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

Senate contender Scott D’Amboise plans to give Olympia Snowe a run for her money in 2012

Gibbs, Boehner trade shots - Politico

Politics | Vince Coglianese

Two opposing voices spar on best way forward with Bush tax cuts in the midst of weak economy

Charles Rangel strikes back at President Obama - NYT

Politics | Pat McMahon

Embattled Democratic congressman defends himself after the president urges him to ‘end his career with dignity’

Star’s candidacy in Haiti puts scrutiny on charity - NYT

World | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Mr. Jean, who is considered a potential front-runner in the campaign, said his charity was saving lives, especially in ‘the roughest communities’

Florida to crackdown on illegal immigration - Reuters

Politics | Pat McMahon

Attorney General Bill McCollum announced that the state would go ‘one step further’ than Arizona’s law