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Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Chuck Schumer (Video)

Sen. Charles E. Schumer laughs at his own jokes and shows his love for Rep. Steve King, all the while remaining very happy.

MLB to Take its Talents to Miami, Not D.C.

Major League Baseball has selected Miami for the 2017 All Star Game, shunning Washington, D.C., and the riverfront confines of Nationals Park.

Debbie Dingell Scores One for the Wolverines

Michigan Democrat Debbie Dingell has cried foul over HOH dropping the ball on which college hoopsters will travel to College Park, Md., next to defend the Wolverine States honor.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Feb. 2, 2015 (Video)

Members spent the week bragging about their states venison, not trading Chinese tea for Texas residency and discussing their favorite moves: My Cousin Vinny and Groundhog Day.

Patrick Meehan's Cool-As-Ice Hockey Career

His best skating days may be behind him, but Rep. Patrick Meehans conduct during his hockey officiating career made a lasting impression on National Hockey League player and newly minted author Val James.

Congress Extends NFL Season, at Least in Washington

Congress has once again jumped into the National Football League controversy over the Washington Redskins team name, with one member introducing a bill to formally declare the name a derogatory term that cannot be trademarked, and other members questioning why the league should continue as a non-profit, tax-exempt institution.

Hanging With Steny Hoyer Is a Slam Dunk

Bourbon summit, schmourbon summit. If you wanna get in good with Maryland Democrat Steny H. Hoyer, youve gotta take it to the hole.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Jan. 26, 2015 (Video)

Lawmakers spent the week calling one another by the wrong name, professing their love for Gouda and discussing their Valentines Day plans.

Run! To Cherry Blossom Registration in Rayburn Foyer

Cherry Blossom Run organizers are making it easy for congressional staffers and interns to register for the Capitol Hill Competition of Aprils fabled foot race.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Jan. 12, 2015 (Video)

Even with party retreats this week, members still found time to recognize children born outside of marriage, debate NFL rules and bake cookies in the House chamber.

Dahntay Jones' Proud Father-in-Law, G.K. Butterfield

Those interested in keeping up with the latest pro-basketball deals could do worse than observe the House floor.

Cedric Richmond in Physical Therapy, Unsure He Will Pitch

Despite undergoing shoulder surgery the week before Thanksgiving, Rep. Cedric L. Richmond remains confident he will return to the field on June 11 for the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Jan. 5 (Video)

Lawmakers kicked off 2015 lobbying for 7-Elevens, sparing grandmas from purgatory and taking their talents to South Beach.

D.C. Loses 2024 Olympics Bid

Washington, D.C. has lost its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, with the U.S. Olympic Committee instead announcing Thursday evening that it has selected Boston.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Farewell to the 113th Congress (Video)

Before leaving for the holidays, lawmakers paid tribute to one another, recalling spawned marriages while thanking their awful staff.

Linda Sánchez Once Tried Playing for Both Teams

Rep. Linda T. Snchez may be a team player, but she knows her limits. Hence the reason the California Democrat had to draw the line at giving her all to one congressionally related charity event over another.

'O' Boy: 'Bedlam' in Inhofe's Office

Whats orange and crimson and Oklahoma all over?

To Trot or Not to Trot

Staying put in Washington for the Thanksgiving holiday has its perks. No airport waiting lines. No captivity on I-95. A relaxed, convivial atmosphere. Thats good to keep in mind when arriving amid the forecasted snow and cold at Freedom Plaza for the 2014 Trot for Hunger 5K race.

Members Rush to Recruit Freshmen to Softball Team

Think its too early for softball? Think again.

Norton Introduces Bill to Eliminate NFL Tax-Exempt Status

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., introduced a bill Wednesday that would eliminate the tax-exempt status for the National Football League, saying it benefits from promoting a racial slur.

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