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Boston Marathon Debrief: Staffers, Members Reflect

Boston Marathon Debrief: Staffers, Members Reflect
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“[We] are reminded that no act of violence, no matter how senseless, can ever take away from the world-class athletic event that the Boston Marathon is and always will be.” — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.

Calendar: 10 Years of Sixth & I, Poetic Justice at Hill Center

Happy “Sixth and I Day” Washington! To celebrate 10 years since the synagogue at 600 I St. NW was re-dedicated as the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, not just as a center of worship but a venue for music and other cultural and community events, the District has proclaimed Tuesday as “Sixth & I Day.”

Secret Service, D.C. Officials Talk Traffic

Secret Service, D.C. Officials Talk Traffic

The stern letter Mayor Vincent Gray sent to the Secret Service following a series of early March street closures earned the city’s law enforcement leaders a sit-down with the agency.

D.C. Council to Mayor: See You in Court

With Capitol Hill failing to either stop the District’s local budget autonomy act from becoming law, or pass legislation freeing the city’s locally raised funds from the appropriations process, the issue is headed to court and pitting D.C.’s elected officials against one another.

Shunned Superheroes at Capitol Reflecting Pool

Shunned Superheroes at Capitol Reflecting Pool

Awesome Con made a valiant effort to break the world record for assembled superheroes on Friday at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, but fell short.

Senators Might Seize D.C. Lawsuit As Opportunity to Act on Budget Autonomy

Attorneys preparing to sue Mayor Vincent Gray and his administration to force compliance with the District’s budget autonomy law informed all relevant members of Congress before heading to D.C. Superior Court on Thursday.

Congress Takes Hands-Off Approach to Miriam Carey Shooting

Congress Takes Hands-Off Approach to Miriam Carey Shooting

Release of the final autopsy report for Miriam Carey, the 34-year-old dental hygienist who was shot outside the Capitol on Oct. 3 after a fast and furious car chase from the White House, has renewed calls for action from an attorney for her family.

Arnie Thomas, Veteran Washington News Man, Dies at 66

Arnie Thomas, a former senior vice president at CQ Roll Call, former director of LEGI-SLATE at The Washington Post, president of the A Thomas Group and mentor to scores of people he worked with over the years, died of a heart attack on April 12. He was 66 years old.

Moran Predicts Two-Class System Arising in Congress

Moran Predicts Two-Class System Arising in Congress

Following a gripe about members of Congress being “underpaid” that put Rep. James P. Moran at the center of an ongoing debate about congressional pay, the Virginia Democrat proposed adding about $2,800 to the average member’s $174,000 annual salary, arguing it would help diversify the ranks of Congress.

Capitol Police Chief: We Are Not the 'Media Police'

Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine clarified that his officers are not the “media police,” following a March 28 police-press run-in that nearly resulted in the arrest of a journalist.

Despite Capitol Renovations, Plenty of Action for Tourists on Campus

Despite Capitol Renovations, Plenty of Action for Tourists on Campus

Congress has skipped town, so it’s time to cut a rug.

Food Historian Savors Washington's Culinary Heritage

Amanda Moniz is thrilled whenever the opportunity arises to showcase her twin loves: baking and history. And she’s been delighted to discover, via the experimental courses she’s developed in conjunction with Hill Center, that others hunger to do so as well.

Eric Holder in the Hot Seat on Pot, Fired Up to Defend DOJ Enforcement (Video)

Eric Holder in the Hot Seat on Pot, Fired Up to Defend DOJ Enforcement (Video)

As states and cities move to liberalize marijuana laws, the administration looks at changes to federal policy and the No. 2 House Democrat reverses course on decriminalization, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. found himself in a charged congressional hearing on Tuesday.

Arizona Wine: The Link Between Tool and Congress

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. | On this, the Republican congressman and the frontman for Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer agree: The Verde Valley is a great place to make wine.

Gainer, 'Ultimate Jack-of-All-Trades,' Looks Ahead To Private Sector

Gainer, 'Ultimate Jack-of-All-Trades,' Looks Ahead To Private Sector

Terrance W. Gainer spent most of March 4 with the Dalai Lama, guiding the spiritual leader around the Capitol in his capacity as the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms.

National Capital Planning Commission Rejects Frank Gehry's Design for Eisenhower Memorial

Members of Congress past and present ventured into the National Capital Planning Commission’s headquarters last week to weigh in on the long-delayed Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial project.

Sid Yudain, Roll Call Founder, Laid to Rest

Sid Yudain, Roll Call Founder, Laid to Rest

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 Men’s List, United States Army. The World War II veteran who died on Oct. 20, 2013, was laid to rest at the military’s hallowed ground here on Friday, interred at Columbarium 9, Section N26, Row 3, Niche 2.

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