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Capitol Police Chief Responds to Hearing Arrest Questions

Capitol Police Chief Responds to Hearing Arrest Questions
Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo

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.

Meet Capitol Quip's Mr. USA, Donald Trump

This will be the greatest Capitol Quip caption contest ever.

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

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.

D.C. Gun Fight Advancing Through Courts

A federal appeals court has expedited the case of a trio of men who filed suit against the District of Columbia in February after being denied handgun carry licenses, and ruled that D.C. can keep enforcing a key provision of its concealed carry licensing system in the meantime.

Overtime Pay Not Likely for Congressional Staff

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.

Jody Arlington Heads to SXSW

Jody Arlington, a veteran D.C. communications pro with years experience heading up publicity for the former SilverDocs Film Festival, is heading south by southwest to head up SXSW Film Press & Publicity, spreading the good word on the SXSW Film Conference & Festival. Next year’s festival runs in Austin, Tex., from March 11-19.


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.

Policy or Communications? How to Choose

If “chief of staff” sits atop the apex of the congressional staffer pyramid, there are typically two expertise areas that lead to it: policy or communications. But how do you decide if you’re meant to be a legislative assistant or press secretary, which lead down distinct career paths? Hill Navigator discusses.

Frank Gehry's Ike Memorial Plan Adds to Interior Spending Discord

Frank Gehry's Ike Memorial Plan Adds to Interior Spending Discord

Ask Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, about the fate of architect Frank Gehry’s design for the Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial and he’ll tell you it’s time to wipe the slate clean and start over.

The View From Capitol Ink, Way Back in 1995

It’s hard to believe, but I have been published in Roll Call in one position or another for 30 years without ever working a single day in any Roll Call office.

Leave the Guns at Home, House Official Warns

Leave the Guns at Home, House Official Warns

Daggers, dirks, brass knuckles — leave them at home when you come to the Capitol, House Sergeant-at-Arms Paul D. Irving cautioned members and staff Tuesday.

The Two Gentlemen of AFI Docs: Les Blank and Albert Maysles

Dead men tell no tales, the proverb goes. This year’s AFI Docs disproved the old-timey, noirish axiom, though, with documentaries by the late Les Blank and Albert Maysles highlighting a diverse and strong slate of films.

AOC Details July 4th Concert Security Protocols

As lawmakers rush to check items off their legislative to-do list before the Independence Day recess, Capitol administrators are busy preparing for the annual July 4th Concert on the West Lawn.

Demands for Resignations, More Answers Follow OPM Breach (Video)

Lawmakers continue to look for answers about the recent Office of Personnel Management data breaches affecting millions of federal workers, with some House members calling for the director’s resignation.

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.

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.

In the Beginning, There Was Baseball

Since the first edition of Roll Call was published on June 16, 1955, a big part of the editorial mission has been chronicling life around Capitol Hill, what our founder Sid Yudain referred to as “our little community.”

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.

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