At center is the "Julius Caesar" bas-relief on the exterior of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

At center is the "Julius Caesar" bas-relief on the exterior of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Monday, Feb 02 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Shakespeare and Political Rhetoric

While we may not hear Shakespeare quoted in Congress very often today, make no mistake: the influence of the Bard is heard in almost all political oratory, from the Gettysburg Address to the State of the Union.

Connolly's district includes most of Fairfax County and most of Prince William County.

Connolly's district includes most of Fairfax County and most of Prince William County.

Monday, Feb 02 1 p.m. (ET)

Budget Day: What’s At Stake for the D.C. Region

Kojo chats with U.S. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Va.) about what he sees at stake for his constituents and the D.C. region in the debate over the president's new budget proposal.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) speaks at a Labor Department forum on working families last May. Gillibrand gave birth to her second son while a member of the U.S. House in 2008.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) speaks at a Labor Department forum on working families last May. Gillibrand gave birth to her second son while a member of the U.S. House in 2008.

Monday, Feb 02 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Finding Work-Life Balance on the Hill

Parental leave policies vary from office to office in the halls of Congress, and the effects reverberate throughout the surrounding neighborhood, where a growing number of families are choosing to raise their children.

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