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Lawmakers Bet on the Super Bowl

North Carolina GOP Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr have challenged Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet to a friendly Super Bowl wager ahead of Sunday’s game. On Sunday, the Denver Broncos, lead by quarterback Payton Manning, play the Carolina Panthers, lead by quarterback Cam Newton, in Super Bowl 50.

Obama, Straight Clownin' With The NBA Champs

President Barack Obama gave up basketball in 2010 after a bloody lip required stitches. But maybe the 54-year-old president will find a second career on the hardwood.

Office Space: Bob Casey's Presidential Suite

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., shows off his office’s historical ties and explains his collection of Pittsburgh Steelers memorabilia.

McCain Pays Off a Bet

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Jan. 25, 2016

The Senate spent a week shortened by snow slapping podiums, retracting poor jokes and inhaling blackberries.

Office Space: Rodney Davis' Illinois Campus

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., walks CQ Roll Call through his collection of college pennants, shows off highlights from Roll Call’s Congressional Baseball Game and humblebrags about his “wolf pack” trophy.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Jan. 11, 2016

Despite a shortened week, lawmakers still found time to display liquid nicotine, giggle repeatedly and flub Heisman winners.

Barbecue on the Line in College Football Championship

As the University of Alabama and Clemson University vie for the NCAA College Football National Championship, Reps. Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., and Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., are waging some Southern barbecue and bragging rights on Monday’s contest.

Patrick Meehan Faces Off on Hockey, Winter Classic

As the hockey world prepares for this year’s outdoor Winter Classic on New Year’s Day, HOH called up Rep. Patrick Meehan, a former professional hockey referee, and talked with the Pennsylvania Republican about life on the ice.

Congress Bets on Bowl Games

It’s bowl season and Congress is showing support for its home teams.

Office Space: Joe Wilson's South Carolina Archive

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., recalls his first trip to Washington, D.C., while finding time to show off his array of plaques, pictures and mementos.

Roll Call's Feature Photos of the Year

From Jeff Bridges channeling “The Dude” to lobby for children’s nutrition to members of Congress competing for baseball diamond or gridiron glory to the many, many cute dogs and selfies and rough weather that make up life on Capitol Hill, Roll Call’s photographers are there to document it all. Enjoy 2015’s best Roll Call Feature Photos.

ACLI Capital Challenge Sets 2016 Race Date

The fastest men and women in Congress have until May 18 to enhance their speed.

Tailgating, Mitch McConnell-Style

Ain’t no party like a Mitch McConnell party.

Office Space: Steve Israel's Long Island Bookstore

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., shows off his New York roots, his book collection and his favorite pizza parlor.

Senate Women Strike Up Friendships With Bipartisan Bowling

Hurling a heavy ball and hearing the crash of of the impact as you hit your target could be cathartic after a long workday, but it can also be a lot of fun.

Harry Reid Talks to Roll Call's Niels Lesniewski

HOH examines the unique relationship between Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and the “bully” of Senate reporters, CQ Roll Call’s Niels Lesniewski.

Office Space: Pete Sessions' Texas Trail (Video)

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, shows off his love of hiking, football and Chuck Norris, but made sure to hide his man cave belongings from CQ Roll Call.

For Congressional Football, It's Game Day

Heading into Wednesday’s Congressional Football Game for Charity at Watkins Recreation Field, members of Congress are preparing to put partisan politics aside as they team up with former NFL players against the Capitol Police.

Late Nights, Early Sweat Sessions for Congressional Football Game Players

When the sun set on Oct. 20, the House Republican Conference was huddling on who might be the next speaker. When it rose the next day, 15 lawmakers huddled around Washington Redskins alumnus Ken Harvey, trying to figure out their offense for the 2015 Congressional Football Game for Charity.




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