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Norton Picks Gun Fight With Sergeant-at-Arms, GOP

Norton Picks Gun Fight With Sergeant-at-Arms, GOP
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In the wake of mass shootings in Charleston, S.C., Washington murmured about resurrecting failed firearm control legislation, yet the House’s Second Amendment defenders stuck to their guns about a push to further dismantle local weapons laws in the District of Columbia.

A SCOTUS Fireworks Spectacular for Capitol Quip

The rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night that the Affordable Care Act was still there . . . as much a part of the fabric of American life as fireworks on the National Mall. And now, thanks to the latest Supreme Court ruling, the perilous fight over subsidized health insurance purchased through exchanges established by the states is free to move on to other venues, including this week’s Capitol Quip.

Rick Renzi Appeal Denied, Limiting Congress' 'Speech or Debate' Immunity

When the Supreme Court declined to hear former Rep. Rick Renzi’s latest appeal Monday, it was the latest blow to Congress’ ability to shield its work from prosecutors under the Constitution’s Speech or Debate Clause.

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.

Georgetown Goes All-D.C. for Sunset Cinema, Starting With 'St. Elmo's Fire'

Georgetown is practicing the cinematic equivalent of farm-to-table for its new Sunset Cinema outdoor movie series, and it gets things started with maybe the most Georgetowny movie of all time, “St. Elmo’s Fire,” just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary.

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.

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 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.

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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