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Rappler's latest stories on Capitol Hill


It's official: Divided government arrives on Capitol Hill

Jan 03, 2019 - 2:13 PM

January 3 brings an end to US President Donald Trump's one-party rule in Washington, a massive boost for Democrats who felt deflated after Trump's 2016 victory

US CONGRESS. This photo shows the US Capitol on December 31, 2018 in Washington, DC. File photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

US lawmakers, Pentagon affirm support for PH

May 03, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Close to 6 months after Haiyan devastated the Visayas US congressional leaders and Pentagon officials reaffirm their support for rehabilitation efforts and boosting Manila s security capabilities

BILATERAL TIES. Maryland Senator Ben Cardin, Chair of the Sub-Committee on East Asia and Pacific Affairs, meets with Vice President Jejomar Binay, accompanied by Ambassador Jose Cuisia, Jr, and Binay’s children Makati Representative Abigail Binay-Campos and Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay in Capitol Hill, Washington DC. Philippine Embassy Photo by Ariel Penaranda

Asian shares plunge as US House faces shutdown over budget row

Sep 30, 2013 - 5:18 PM

The Washington stand off also brings the dollar oil prices down

POTENTIAL SHUTDOWN. The budget battle at the United States House of Representatives poses likelihood of government shutdown.  This file photo dated December 18, 2011 shows the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP / Karen Bleier / Files

'Humbled' Kennedy seeks deeper ties with Japan

Sep 19, 2013 - 11:55 PM

I can think of no country in which I would rather serve than Japan says Caroline Kennedy

Ortigas & Co to complete mixed-use project by 2018

Jun 04, 2013 - 11:18 PM

The project will feature a shopping mall cinema supermarket and residential condominiums

MEETING A NEED. Joey Santos, general manager of the real estate division said the new Capitol Hill complex will feature one of the only high rise condominiums in the area. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler