California Man Pleads Not Guilty to Threatening to Kill Waters
‘If you continue to make threats toward the president, you’re going to wind up dead, Maxine,’ man allegedly said

Anthony Scott Lloyd is accused of leaving a threatening voicemail for Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif.. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

A man in San Pedro, California, pled not guilty Tuesday to threatening Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters and faces a January trial. 

Anthony Scott Lloyd said he did not mean to harm Waters, despite allegations he left a threatening voicemail, CBS Los Angeles reported.

Man Charged for Groping Teenager at Capitol Visitor Center
Charge comes amid swirl of sexual misconduct allegations against lawmakers and staff

U.S. Capitol Police are seen before the arrival of President Donald Trump to the Republican Senate Policy luncheon in the Capitol to discuss the tax reform bill on November 28, 2017. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

U.S. Capitol Police officers arrested a Florida man and charged him with misdemeanor sexual abuse for allegedly groping two 18-year-old women and taking a picture of another woman at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on Nov. 22, according to police reports and court documents.

Adam Scott Fairbert, 30, of Plant City, Florida, will be arraigned Dec. 13 in the D.C. Superior Court.

Syracuse Man Charged With Threatening to Kill Katko
Threats stemmed from concern over net neutrality repeal

An upstate New York man allegedly left a voicemail with Rep. John Katko’s office threatening to kill him and his family if he did not support net neutrality. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The FBI and U.S. Capitol Police have arrested a Syracuse, New York, man Wednesday for making death threats against Rep. John Katko and his family.

Investigators have charged Patrick D. Angelo, 28, with threatening a federal official for allegedly leaving a voicemail on Oct. 19 saying if Katko, an Upstate New York Republican, did not support net neutrality, he would “find you and your family and… kill…you…all.”

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Congress’ Compliance Watchdog: Settlement Payouts Highest in 10 Years
OOC handles harassment, discrimination and other workplace complaints



U.S. taxpayers paid out more than $900,000 in the most recent fiscal year to settle claims on Capitol Hill, the highest amount in 10 years. 

Rand Paul to Return to Senate Monday Evening
Kentucky senator suffered broken ribs in alleged attack by his neighbor

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said he suffered six broken ribs in the alleged assault by his neighbor. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will return to Washington, D.C., on Monday evening after sustaining several major injuries earlier this month from a brawl with a neighbor in Kentucky, an incident his office has described as a blindsided attack. 

“While I’m still in a good deal of pain, I will be returning to work in the Senate today, ready to fight for liberty and help move forward with tax cuts in the coming days and weeks,” he wrote in a Twitter post Monday morning. 

15 Protesters Arrested at Rally in Hart for DACA
The group was asking for the GOP to pass a clean DREAM Act by December

Protesters crowded the walkways chanting and hanging banners demanding a clean Dream Act in the Hart Senate Office Building on Thursday. Protesters hung large banners from the upper floors and crowded the atrium before Capitol Police moved in to make arrests. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Immigration activists held a large rally in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Thursday, calling on Congress to help undocumented immigrants who received deferred action.

The protesters flooded the hallways of the building, hanging signs with calls to GOP leadership, before heading down to the center of the building, which has a lower floor that opens up into an atrium. There, several protesters were arrested.

Rand Paul Doing ‘Fine’ After Being Assaulted at Kentucky Home
Incident took place on Friday, arrest made

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was allegedly assaulted at his Kentucky home on Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Sen. Rand Paul ‘is fine’ after facing a surprise attack at his home in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Friday.

“Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault. The assailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police,” a spokeswoman for the Kentucky Republican told Roll Call. “Senator Paul is fine.”

Capitol Police Tighten Security on Media Access
Hill reporters grumble

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, and Vice President Mike Pence make their way to the Senate Policy luncheon in the Capitol on June 27, 2017. U.S. Capitol Police barred reporters Tuesday from staking out the hallways leading to the lunch room. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Congressional reporters faced unexpected access restrictions Tuesday on the second floor of the Senate as they waited for weekly party luncheons to end.

A number of reporters tweeted that the U.S. Capitol Police shooed them away from their usual stakeouts outside the rooms where GOP and Democratic leaders meet separately to set the agenda for the upcoming week. Vice President Mike Pence ate with GOP senators Tuesday.

The Congressional Football Game, In Photos
Members of Congress and former NFL players played Capitol Police officers

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., and NFL star Herschel Walker watch along the sidelines during the Congressional Football Game at Gallaudet University in Washington on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/Roll Call)

The Capitol Police team, known as the Guards, bested the Mean Machine, a team of members of Congress and former NFL players in a Wednesday evening matchup in Northeast Washington. This is the fourth win in a row for the officers’ team in a game that occurs every other year on non-election years.

Here’s the night in photos: