Capitol Hill


Members of Congress Can't Use Tax Dollars for Harassment Settlements Anymore

Lawmakers in the House and Senate changed a decades-old rule that let members of Congress accused of sexual misconduct pay settlements with taxpayer dollars.
Marie Solis

10 Months After Weinstein, #MeToo Legislation Is Still Stalled in Congress

The House and Senate are pitted against each other in disagreements over legislation aimed at curbing sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill.
Marie Solis
sex work

What it Was Like to Lobby on Capitol Hill as a Sex Worker

Activist, cam model and queer pornographer Anna Moone writes about her experiences lobbying for sex workers' rights in Washington, DC.
Anna Moone

Why Is Congress Wasting Its Time on Anti-Doping Issues in Sports?

On Tuesday, Congress's Oversight and Investigations subcommittee will hold a hearing regarding anti-doping in sports. But with little ability to make changes to the system, it's not exactly clear what they hope to accomplish.
Aaron Gordon
Last Call

This DC Bartender Has Protected the Most Political Secrets on Capitol Hill

"The Republicans were on one side of the bar and all the Democrats were on the other side and they were yelling at each other."
Jake Emen
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some of the Biggest Names in US Law Enforcement Just Told Congress to Fix the System

Over 70 current and former police leaders and prosecutors added their voices in support of criminal justice reform legislation being considered in Washington, DC.
Brian McManus

The Mother Lode of UFO Files Has Finally Hit the Web

We spoke to Black Vault founder John Greenewald about his massive database of government documents, modern cover-ups, and Stanley Kubrick.
Nick Rose

I Regret Reporting My Female Boss for Sexual Harassment

Instead of empowering me, filing a complaint against my troubled boss made me feel powerless, like I had betrayed a kindred spirit.
Tana Yeşil

We Spoke to Robert Longo About His New Show

The art kingpin who graced our VICE cover back in September 2010 has a show in New York filled with wonderful political and cultural innuendos about the good ole US of A.
Nadja Sayej
Motherboard Blog

Facebook, Google and Friends Want to Kill Regulation That Doesn't Yet Exist

The tech industry is not unaware that regulators in Washington will catch up with its unchecked growth sooner or later. As such, a consoritium of companies including Facebook, Google, Amazon and eBay are joining forces to form the Internet Association...
Adam Estes