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GOP Looks to Turn Tide of Congressional Baseball Game

In the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are hoping to break their Democratic rivals’ winning streak.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of June 1, 2015 (Video)

Lawmakers returned from a Memorial Day recess ready to impart their knowledge on extension cords, fly fishing and arithmetic.

Bill Nelson’s Private Hell

Friendly bets regarding the outcome of the Stanley Cup Final are flying around up here on Capitol Hill. But no matter who emerges victorious, Sen. Bill Nelson is destined to remain the odd man out.

Pat Tiberi, Bill Pascrell to Ball at Bocce Bash

Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will attempt to bowl over competitors onJune 1 at the 3rd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Tournament.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of Rob Bishop (Video)

With Congress out, HOH pays tribute this week to the always unflappable Rob Bishop, R-Utah, the only member yet to tweet a single character, who shows off his favorite graphs, touts his Big Mac-eating skills and can’t wait for the next Cubs game to air.

Freshmen Join Congressional Women's Softball Game

The lawmakers who play in the Congressional Women’s Softball Game have three new recruits to brag about this year, ahead of next month’s charity game against the press.

Man on the Run

Runners from Capitol Hill and beyond descended Wednesday morning on the banks of the Anacostia River for the 34th annual ACLI Capital Challenge.

Familiar Names Top Leaderboard at ACLI Capital Challenge

Runners from Capitol Hill and beyond descended on the banks of the Anacostia River Wednesday morning for the 34th annual ACLI Capital Challenge.

Congressional Golfers Swing for Charity

Putting aside politics Monday, six members of Congress participated in a charity golf game to raise funds for young golfers in the District of Columbia.

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.




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