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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.

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.

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.

The Schumer and McCaskill World Series Bet

As the New York Mets prepare to face off against the Kansas City Royals for the first game of the World Series Tuesday night in Missouri, the senior senators from both states engaged in a contest of their own.

They See Him Rollin': GOP Gives Boehner Golf Cart as Parting Gift

With a bipartisan budget deal checked off his to-do list, Speaker John A. Boehner is moving on to greener pastures — and he now has a new ride.

Emotional 'Draft Night' for Capitol Police Officer

When Capitol Police Explosive Detection K9 Handler James Davis deployed to Iraq four years ago, Our Military Kids gave his children a helping hand. Now the Congressional Football Game for Charity gives Davis, star wide receiver for “The Guards,” a chance to return the favor.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Oct. 19, 2015 (Video)

Members returned from a weeklong break to continue rabbit massages, treat their hemorrhoids and insult children.

Adam Schiff Sings 'Meet the Mets' (Video)

Rep. Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., broke into song on the House floor Friday, but not by choice.

Congressional Football Game Readies Tailgate Party

Supporters of the biennial Congressional Football Game for Charity and its gridiron warriors will get to hobnob at a VIP “tailgate” party Wednesday, a week before one team enjoys the sweet taste of victory (which, in football, usually tastes a lot like Gatorade).

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Paul Ryan (Video)

As the House searches for its next speaker, HOH pays tribute this week to one candidate with a vast knowledge of time, cheese and NFL rules.

Pols, Cops Prepare for Gridiron Match

Team “Mean Machine” will once again clash with “The Guards” for bragging rights on Capitol Hill in the 2015 Congressional Football Game for Charity on Oct. 28.

Office Space: John Hoeven's North Dakota Wilderness (Video)

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., walks Roll Call through his hunting expeditions, hockey bets and ice jam excursions.

Reid: 'I Feel Bad' About the Matt Williams Firing

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid was measured Monday in lamenting the tough season for the Washington Nationals that led to the firing of the entire coaching staff.

Jim Moran, Knockaround Guy

Former Rep. James P. Moran has, no doubt, for years dined out on the tale of once stepping into the ring with former world heavyweight champion Joe Frazier.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Sept. 21, 2015 (Video)

Congress spent a busy week struggling with pronunciations, saluting “national treasures” and aligning chairs.

Office Space: David Jolly's Florida Sandbar (Video)

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., shows off his baseball collection, his love of Florida sand and the giant dolphin statue next to his desk.




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