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Staff, Lawmakers Gather to Pray for Charleston (Video)

More than 100 staffers and members of Congress gathered on the East Front of the Capitol shortly after noon Thursday to bow their heads in prayer for the victims of the shooting in Charleston, S.C.

Region's Leaders Demand Metro Accountability

The Federal Transit Administration released a scathing report Wednesday detailing the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s safety and management failures, leading the region’s officeholders to demand accountability.

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.

GOP Tries Again to Block D.C. Anti-Discrimination Law

The House Appropriations Committee voted Wednesday to block a District of Columbia law, attempting to finish what House Republicans started a few months ago.

'An Evening With' Christopher Dodd

Former Sen. Christopher J. Dodd wanted to be president. He fell short, but now has what is widely regarded as the best job in Washington as head of the Motion Picture Association of America. And he seems to be having a blast.

West Virginian Sent to Prison for Manchin Death Threats

A West Virginia man who threatened to murder Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., and his family is headed to prison for 18 months, after reaching a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s office in the state’s Southern District.

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.

Vote for Your Favorite USS TPA Capitol Quip!

The finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your vote:

As White House Fence Jumper Heads to Prison, Security Upgrades Continue

Iraq war veteran Omar Gonzalez is headed to prison for the White House intrusion that raised serious questions about the Secret Service’s ability to secure the executive mansion.

Lawmakers Urge Changes Ahead of WMATA Safety Report

Members of Congress representing the national capital region are urging Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to take seriously safety recommendations from the Federal Transit Administration, which is releasing a comprehensive report on WMATA’s safety and management Wednesday.

A True Workplace Father's Day Gift: Paternity Leave

Want to give dads on Capitol Hill a real gift this Father’s Day?

House Appropriators Call for 'Reset' on Eisenhower Memorial Plans

Dwight D. Eisenhower once declared that, “in preparing for battle, plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”

AFI Docs Features Multiple Oscar Winners

AFI Docs gets underway Wednesday evening at the Newseum with “Best of Enemies,” a documentary feature by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon. Neville, who won an Academy Award for best documentary feature for “Twenty Feet From Stardom,” in 2014, is just one of the Oscar winners in the film festival’s schedule.

OPM Breach Includes Congressional Staffers (Video)

As government officials answered questions about the recent Office of Personnel Management data breach, former and current congressional staffers processed the notices they are receiving from the agency that they, too, were affected by the breach.

Menendez Will Be Prosecuted in New Jersey With 'Least Disruption' Possible

Despite Sen. Robert Menendez’s request to be prosecuted at the federal courthouse located blocks from the Capitol, the New Jersey Democrat’s corruption trial will take place in Newark.

Marijuana Laws Haven’t Blazed Any Trails on Capitol Hill, Yet

Marijuana may be legal in D.C., but it’s still illegal on Capitol Hill.

Watch Live: House Oversight Hearing on OPM Data Breach

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee holds a hearing on an Office of Personnel Management data breach announced earlier this month. Reports have linked Chinese hackers to the breach, which may have exposed personal information of more than 14 million current and former government employees.

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.

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