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Restaurant Associates Pushes Back on Senators' Criticism

Restaurant Associates Pushes Back on Senators' Criticism
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The Senate’s food service vendor is pushing back against lawmakers’ criticism of the organization’s approach to worker wages and conditions, an embarrassing situation that has led to boycotts of cafeterias, including by Senate leaders.

Congresswoman Left for Dead at Jonestown Recalls the Massacre, 37 Years Later

Rep. Jackie Speier knows exactly how it feels to be left for dead.

Solidarity for Paris in Washington

Solidarity for Paris in Washington

Washington, D.C., rallied over the weekend to show support for the victims of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris.

Bill Shuster Wants 'Like Father, Like Son' Moment

When negotiators on the highway and mass transit bill formally convened Wednesday, it took only a few minutes for them to cut their first deal: Rep. Bill Shuster was named chairman of the conference committee.

'Trumbo' Shows Hollywood's Ugly Political Side

'Trumbo' Shows Hollywood's Ugly Political Side

Washington might be Hollywood for ugly people, but in “Trumbo,” the new movie about blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, the ugliness of politics comes straight from the movies’ dream factory.

Farenthold Sexual Harassment Case Is Settled Out of Court

The sexual harassment case against Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, halted Wednesday because an agreement was reached by the two parties.


Critics Decry Capitol Police 'Old Boys' Network'

Critics Decry Capitol Police 'Old Boys' Network'

A two-word email sent on the eve of the Oct. 10 Million Man March prompted Capitol Police to confiscate the gun and badge of a newly promoted captain, only to return both items on Oct. 13.

Finding That Committee Staffer Spot

Ah, the joys of working in a personal office: those unexpected “drop-by” visitors, a daily interaction with an elected official, even the chance to learn the legislative ropes vis-a-vis writing stacks of constituent mail. But what happens when a staffer wants to tackle a particular legislative issue and make the leap to become a committee staffer? Hill Navigator discusses.

Wealth of Congress: How the Rich Got Richer (Video)

Wealth of Congress: How the Rich Got Richer (Video)

If Congress ever raises taxes on the 1 percent, nearly 10 percent of members will face the hike.

Coasting to Victory: D.C. Bar Handicapping Presidential Race

Coasting to Victory: D.C. Bar Handicapping Presidential Race

No matter their standing in the latest polls, every White House hopeful is virtually guaranteed to soak up some attention at D.C.’s historic Off the Record bar.

Well Here We Are: Roll Call at 60

In simple terms, a roll call is the calling of names to check attendance or the casting of a vote. It’s a significant means of taking notice. For a publication called Roll Call, it’s how we maintain our compass.

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