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Senate Loses Top Baseball Nut (Video)

With Harry Reids retirement, the Senate is not just losing its top Democrat. Its losing its foremost baseball fan.

A Taste of March Madness at Charity Basketball Game

We talked about madness in March this is as mad as it gets!

Lawmakers Show Off Blades of Glory

BALLSTON, Va. Canadians and Minnesotans are some of the nicest people you can meet unless they have a hockey stick in their hands.

A Gold Medal for the Golden Bear

An emotional Jack Nicklaus received the Congressional Gold Medal Tuesday, honoring his achievements on and off the golf course.

Democrats Lose Adam Smith, but Coach Mike Doyle Remains Confident

Rep. Adam Smith is recovering from his second hip surgery, placing the Washington Democrat on the disabled list for the upcoming 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of March 16, 2015 (Video)

Between St. Patricks Day and March Madness, last week was a little longer than usual for everyone on the Hill. Members occupied their time arguing over the little guy, monogamous relationships and the correct pronunciation of Xavier.

Date Set for Congressional Golf Tournament

Get excited: The 14th annual First Tee Congressional Challenge is scheduled for Monday, July 27.

Lawmakers Have Their Own NCAA Bracket Challenge

Occasionally, members of Congress are just like the rest of us.

Members Succumb to March Madness

Ahhh, the middle of March. That time of year when the eyes of the nation turn away from anything and everything business-related and become locked on whatever electronic device is handy TV, computer, smartphone in order to keep track of that all-important commodity: ones meticulously crafted NCAA bracket.

Congressional Softball Rivalry Resumes on June 24

It may be a frozen tundra out there right now. But things are sure to being heating up as pols and press begin training in earnest for the seventh annual Congressional Womens Softball Game.

Jocks Blanket Congress

Current and retired athletes along with one of the winningest National Football League owners in recent history Tuesday claimed home-field advantage on Capitol Hill, fanning out across the campus to dazzle feds and fans alike.

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.

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.

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.

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.




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