Roll Call is continuing Twitter Q-and-A sessions with staff writers. The inaugural edition was with Steve Dennis and you can read that transcript here. White House reporter Jennifer Bendery did last week's edition.
This week, politics reporter Steve Peoples answered questions about 2012. Since it was on Twitter, of course, his answers were kept to under 140 characters.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.