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Senators Weigh In on Capitol Police Hiring

Senators Weigh In on Capitol Police Hiring
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Handing over some of the duties currently performed by Capitol Police officers to civilian employees may be one way to better utilize the department’s nearly $348 million budget, Senate appropriators have suggested, but the efforts to do so have caused tension with the union — including allegations of “double-dipping.”

Himes Consoles Family of Slain Former Intern

Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., was in his home state Monday paying respects to the family of former intern Kevin Sutherland, who was stabbed to death on July 4 in Washington, D.C.

Rotunda Closing Changes Capitol Tour Route

Rotunda Closing Changes Capitol Tour Route

With the Rotunda closing for six weeks this summer, Capitol tour guides will be offering a modified tour of the Capitol, that does not include National Statuary Hall.

Meet Capitol Quip's Mr. USA, Donald Trump

This will be the greatest Capitol Quip caption contest ever.

Behind the Photo: I-Day

Behind the Photo: I-Day

On Induction Day, plebes have their heads shaved, new uniforms issued and get their first taste of a superior yelling (read “commanding”) over them. By the end of the day, the plebes literally look different and are ready to begin their Navy careers.

Montana Woman Indicted for Mailing Gun to Tester's Senate Office

A federal court has indicted a Montana woman for allegedly shipping a .22 handgun and ammunition to Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.


Capitol Police Chief Responds to Hearing Arrest Questions

Capitol Police Chief Responds to Hearing Arrest Questions

U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine has clarified the process for removing demonstrators from congressional hearings, ahead of a Thursday court hearing for one activist who alleges he was unlawfully arrested.

Overtime Pay Not Likely for Congressional Staff

President Barack Obama may be signing overtime rules into place for nearly 5 million workers, but those beneficiaries aren’t likely to include Capitol Hill staffers.

Fight Over Edmund Pettus Bridge Simmers

Fight Over Edmund Pettus Bridge Simmers

Alabama: It’s complicated.

Vatican Releases Schedule for Pope Francis U.S. Visit

The Vatican on Tuesday released Pope Francis’ schedule for his September visit to the United States, where he will spend five days and address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24.

Lawmakers Reflect on Capitol's Confederate Symbols

Lawmakers Reflect on Capitol's Confederate Symbols

As attention on the Confederate flag shifts from South Carolina to Mississippi and Alabama, federal lawmakers began looking around the halls of their own workplace and questioning whether flags and other symbols of the Confederacy have a place in the U.S. Capitol.

National Air and Space Museum Repair Has 'Huge' Price

Approaching its 40th birthday, the National Air and Space Museum is in need of a facelift.

Democrats Win 7th Straight Congressional Baseball Game

Democrats Win 7th Straight Congressional Baseball Game

It might have been the first and only time that fans at Nationals Park in Southeast D.C. chanted about a trade measure and a president (who was not one of the running mascots) gave them a thumb’s up.

Roll Call Turns 60

Roll Call celebrates its 60th anniversary Tuesday with the same mission dreamed up by founder Sid Yudain — serving as a hometown newspaper for the legislative community.

From Showcasing Sexy Staffers to Boozing With Members, Roll Call Has Endured

When you have 60 years of congressional and journalism history to sort through, where do you even begin? It can be a struggle to fully comprehend every twist and turn, to get your arms around the vastness that is six decades. So I return to Sid.

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