Adam Weinstein · 07/23/14 01:52PM

Today is National Hot Dog Day! Unfortunately, the president of the National Pork Producers Council is unavailable to celebrate, since he was arrested this afternoon in Washington trying to enter a Capitol complex office with his unlicensed 9mm pistol. He's probably being grilled by police.

Mysterious Powder Scare Causes Capitol Chaos!

Jim Newell · 09/13/10 03:12PM

Lazy Congressmen don't even return from summer vacation until tomorrow, but somebody's already pretending to kill them. The Capitol was evacuated today after a powder was discovered on the House floor. It wasn't toxic, however; probably just some staffer's blow.