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Boehner on Hillary Clinton: 'I Don't Have a Word for Her'

If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at al.

Senate Patent Bill Gets White House Plaudits

President Barack Obama wants to see a bipartisan patent overhaul reach his desk before the end of 2015, and the White House is responding favorably to the new Senate bill introduced this week.

House Rejects Marijuana-for-Veterans Amendment — Barely

In about as close a vote as you can get, the House rejected an amendment Thursday that would have allowed veterans to seek medical marijuana through the Veterans Affairs health system.

Immigration Fight Could Return to House This Month

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy opened his Friday memo to House members regarding May’s legislative agenda by quoting Steve Jobs and praising Republicans for the victories they’ve overseen in the first 100 days of the 114th Congress.

Congressional Yogi Association Flexes Some Muscle

Dozens of staffers — and at least one particularly limber lawmaker — Friday helped the fledgling Congressional Yogi Association get off on the right foot.

Robin Kelly Met With DSCC on Possible Illinois Senate Bid

Illinois Rep. Robin Kelly met with the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee about a possible Senate bid, according to a source with knowledge of the meeting.

Koch-Backed Conservative Group Seeks to Woo Latinos

A Koch brothers-backed group is making a new push to persuade Hispanics to vote for conservative candidates in the 2016 elections.

Dog Cuddles and More at Volunteer Capitol Hill Fair

Want to help make a difference? Consider stopping by the Volunteer Capitol Hill volunteer fair Saturday to learn about different ways to get involved in the Capitol Hill community.

Angus King Not Afraid to Cut Corners in the Kitchen

If knowing when to delegate authority is in fact a hallmark of brilliant leaders, someone hand Sen. Angus King the keys to the Oval Office right freaking now.

Exclusive: NRCC Adds 8 More Vulnerable Members to Patriot Program

The National Republican Congressional Committee added eight more members to its Patriot program Friday, according to a list provided first to CQ Roll Call.

Trade Deal on Hold While Obama Woos Democrats (Video)

It’s been a week since Speaker John A. Boehner warned the stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal backed by President Barack Obama needed help from the White House. On Thursday there were indications the president is stepping up his efforts.

One Down, 11 to Go: GOP's Uncertain Appropriations Season

House Democratic leaders succeeded in holding back all but 19 of their members on the first appropriations vote of the season without even formally whipping against the Republican bill.

Overheard: Baltimore Congressman Has His 'Rudy' Moment

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings forged a powerful image during the second night of Baltimore’s self-imposed 10 p.m. curfew, using a bullhorn to clear crowds from the streets, including a Fox News reporter.

Sanders Lays Out Blueprint for Presidential Bid

Railing against the influence of money in politics, Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders laid out a blueprint for a presidential campaign in his first press conference since announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination.

Corker Predicts No More Amendments to Iran Bill (Updated) (Video)

Updated 2:58 p.m. | Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker predicted there was no hope for additional amendments to his bill to provide for review of the Iran agreement — and that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s next step would be to limit debate.

Boehner Tells Hensarling to Develop Ex-Im Bank Plan (Video)

Speaker John A. Boehner — publicly, at least — has more questions than answers on the Export-Import Bank.

Youth Ambassadors Bring Culture Fest to Capitol Hill

The International Festival of Language and Culture wraps up its 13th annual goodwill tour Thursday with a pit stop on Capitol Hill.

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?

Northern Virginia Republican Bucks Party on Metro Cuts

Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock was the only Republican among the nine Washington, D.C.-area members who issued a joint statement Wednesday expressing their disappointment with a proposal for deep funding cuts to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority.

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