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No food, no drinks, instructed Capitol Police officers posted outside the doors of the Capitol Visitor Center as tourists approached the complex on a recent muggy day.
It took more than a year, but D.C. statehood advocates are finally getting the hearing that Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Thomas R. Carper promised.
Darrell Issa spent 15 minutes on Thursday afternoon strolling the four-acre site in Southwest Washington slated to become a memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Mayor Vincent Grays driver during the 2010 campaign has admitted to federal prosecutors that he knew about the Uncle Earl finance scheme taking place behind the scenes.
Looking for something to do, now that Congress is back in session?
Why should Washington, D.C., host the 2024 Summer Olympics?
Bryan Seeley, a former assistant U.S. attorney in D.C., joined a different team Thursday. Seeley will now lead Major League Baseballs Department of Investigations as MLBs vice president of investigations and deputy general counsel.
Updated 7:25 p.m. | Multinational computer software company Adobe is being accused of discriminating against District of Columbia residents.
Looking to make a switch from law firm life? Maybe youd like to be more of an Erin Brockovich and less of an Ally McBeal. But how does time at a law firm especially one outside of D.C. affect your Capitol Hill job search? Hill Navigator discusses.
The federal investigation into the finances of Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., has hit close to home in District politics, costing a consultant for Muriel Bowsers mayoral campaign his job.
I attended the Iowa State Fair last week with Roll Call Politics Reporter Alexis Levinson to cover the Senate race to replace retiring Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa. The candidates running for the seat are Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst. Ive have enjoyed taking photos of politicians at the fair in the past, but it proved tricky this time with the volume of people following them.
A House chairman usually ends up hanging around the committee room years after he or she retires.
William Shakespeare was celebrated during his lifetime as a leading poet and dramatist. But by 1596, the Bard sought something more to cement his standing among the Elizabethan upper crust: A family coat of arms.
Capitol Hill is getting its sole transgender staff member, the Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute announced Thursday.
Before the age of emails, people would leave nasty voice mails. It was a quick and efficient way to get your message across without having the face-to-face encounter that so many people want to avoid. But now there is email. Dont like the tone someone takes with a constituent? Put it in email. Saw some errors on that last press release? Fire off an email. Did something go through without your approval? Write that in an email and send it right off.
Labor issues came to Capitol Hill Tuesday, as federal contractors protested wages at Union Station and members of Congress used the opportunity to discuss workers rights among contractors and employees in the legislative branch.
Staff in Rep. Tom Marinos office are convinced that Ryan Shucard, the press secretary that arrived at the Cannon House Office building toting a 9 mm handgun on Friday morning, was not planning to harm anyone with the gun.
Matt Dennis wasnt used to making reporters wait for a response. But when he was on paternity leave, his newborn son Jonah took priority over his boss, Democratic Rep. Nita M. Lowey of New York, so he put the BlackBerry aside.
A District of Columbia drivers license should be enough identification to allow citizens to board a plane or enter a federal building, according to federal and local officials. So how come theres so much confusion on the topic?
In a city such as D.C., with its infinite possibilities, had Segway tours become too much to endure? The answer is no, thanks to Segs in the City and their friends forever at the Institute of Justice, who sued to get rid of that D.C. rite of passage.
Despite House Republican attempts to derail decriminalization, marijuana possession becomes a civil offense in the District of Columbia on Thursday, punishable by a $25 fine.
Interns are busy. Most everyone in D.C. is busy. But as longtime Hill Navigator readers may have noticed, this week we launched the first Roll Call e-book: Best Intern Ever: How to Ace Your Capitol Hill Internship.
Asbestos abatement continues following the July 10 outbreak that briefly closed the House side of the Capitol, and one congressman might be in hot water for his conduct that morning.
As members of Congress and their staffs head into their second year of enrollment in D.C.s health exchange, theyll decide among plans that range from a double-digit increase to a double-digit percent decrease in premiums, even as providers go in different directions that will result in fewer overall plans to choose from.
Thinking about starting a family? Interested in having kids, but not sure when?
The Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game can be a real challenge for a political photographer like me. Although I used to be a really good sports photographer having covered every level of competition from tee ball to the Olympics in my days working for daily newspapers one gets a bit rusty shooting slow-moving lawmakers around the Capitol full time.
So you want to be a reporter? You want to join the profession listed as among the worst jobs of 2014, at a time when publishing industry is going through a period of turmoil?
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. Before he was Sid Yudain, founder and publisher of Roll Call newspaper, he was TEC 5 Sidney Lawrence Yudain, Detached Enlisted Mens List, United States Army. The World War II veteran who died on Oct. 20, 2013, was laid to rest at the militarys hallowed ground here on Friday, interred at Columbarium 9, Section N26, Row 3, Niche 2.