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Roger Williams to Coach GOP in Congressional Baseball Game

After years of losses at the Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans have announced a team coach in hopes of righting the ship, but their embattled manager remains at the helm.

There Be Dragons — and Horses

Start off the week with a rock-star historian and end it with the spectacle of dragons gliding down the Potomac River. In between, mix with a little splash of ginger and take in the second leg of the Triple Crown.

At Tortilla Coast, Strasburg or Strasburger?

What’s more American than margaritas on Cinco de Mayo? How about a margarita on Cinco de Mayo at the capital of political Tex-Mex pubs, Tortilla Coast?

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of April 27, 2015 (Video)

Members spent last week on Capitol Hill playing with BB guns, recommending sewage-based water fountains and searching for Dr. Pepper.

Taste of America Returns for 2015

Mark the calendar: Roll Call’s Taste of America 2015 food-on-food competition returns soon. Will Utah’s cherry cobbler repeat? Or will West Virginia’s pepperoni roll restore glory for the Mountain State?

Senate Leaders Are Sports Throwbacks

A couple of generations ago, America’s top sports were baseball, horse racing and boxing. Times change, but the Senate’s top two leaders love to kick it old school.

Baseball Polling, in Black and White

Roughly one-third of Americans surveyed in a HBO Real Sports/Marist Poll released recently think the decline in African-American participation in baseball is reason for concern.

Play Paul! Rand to Play in Congressional Baseball Game

Break out the “Take Me Out to the Paul Game” T-shirts.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of April 13, 2015 (Video)

Lawmakers shook off the rust of a two-week recess recalling trips to McDonald’s, playing their favorite Disney ringtones and counting to seven.

Reid Not Sure If Boxing Blows to the Head Were Good for Him

CNBC’s John Harwood gets the award for today’s quote of the day from Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid.

Lawmakers Lace Up Their Cleats for Charity Soccer Match

Ten members of Congress will trade their suits for soccer jerseys next week to compete in the third annual Capital Soccer Classic.

Golf Lobby Continues Chipping Away at Congress

Advocates for living life 18 holes at a time are scheduled to bring their “A” game to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for another round of links-related outreach.

Cherry Blossom Run Packet Pickup in CVC

Are you participating in the annual Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run on April 12? A reminder those competing in the event’s Capitol Hill Competition can pick up their race packets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Capitol Visitor Center’s HVC-215.

Murphy, Blumenthal Confident About Friendly Bet on Women's Basketball Title Game

The Connecticut and Indiana Senate delegations have made a rather sweet wager ahead of Tuesday night’s NCAA women’s basketball championship game in Florida, and the Connecticut senators are sounding pretty confident.

Selling Out at the Tune Inn

“I wouldn’t be sitting here if it wasn’t sold out.”

Opening Day Wasn't Always a Given in D.C.

It’s opening day for Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals are the odds-on favorite to win the 2015 World Series. It wasn’t always like this.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Barbara Mikulski (Video)

With Congress out of town, Heard on the Hill pays tribute this week to the longest serving woman in Congress. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski teaches us about “soft-hearted social workers,” calcium-rich beverages and Girl Scout cookies.

Senate Loses Top Baseball Nut (Video)

Updated March 30, 2:30 p.m. | With Harry Reid’s retirement, the Senate is not just losing its top Democrat. It’s 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!”

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