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

Members spent the week bragging about their state’s 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 Meehan’s conduct during his hockey officiating career made a lasting impression on National Hockey League player and newly minted author Val James.

Hanging With Steny Hoyer Is a Slam Dunk

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

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 Valentine’s 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 April’s 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. Sánchez 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

What’s 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. That’s 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 it’s 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.”

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of the 2014 Campaign Season (Video)

As news outlets tracked the best campaign ads of the 2014 cycle over the past seven weeks, HOH kept tabs on the other activities which kept your elected officials busy, including arguing with constituents, reciting Greek history and reading mean tweets.

Pete Rose Hustles Into Kentucky Senate Race

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has taken a pass on making a call about one of America’s great sports controversies.

Politicians Opt to Swap Sweets, Brews and 'Cue in World Series Bets

Whichever club clinches the best-of-seven World Series — be it the back-after-nearly-three-decades Kansas City Royals or the ring-collecting San Francisco Giants — stands to earn their respective congressional delegations a humdinger of a celebratory feast.

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