| Dec. 6, 2013, 3:01 p.m.
Eat, read, drink and watch movies. Sounds like a pretty good week.
| Dec. 6, 2013, 2:24 p.m.
This December, the Capitol has seen a trifecta of anniversaries including 150 years since Thomas Crawford’s “Statue of Freedom” was placed atop the Dome and 222 years since the first purchase toward the building of America’s temple of democracy.
| Dec. 6, 2013, 1:21 p.m.
Wreaths Across America, the group behind the annual holiday wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, will lay an evergreen wreath at the Capitol on Dec. 9, with a Civil Air Patrol honor guard standing over it all day.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 5:35 p.m.
On Thursday, with about five days left until the end of open enrollment, House staffers trickled out of the health benefits fair with packets of new insurance information and knowledge of a new roadblock.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 5:15 p.m.
Never mind those predictions of that Mid-Atlantic weather phenomenon, wintry mix. Brave the outside for a couple of cool holiday traditions on both sides of the Potomac: Old Town Alexandria’s Scottish Christmas Walk Parade and the Southwest Waterfront’s Parade of Lights in the District.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 2:11 p.m.
Writer and public health activist Marion Nestle drops by CQ Roll Call HQ tonight for the finale of 2013′s Roll Call Book Club. She’ll be discussing her latest book, “Eat Drink Vote,” a brisk and funny read about food politics that helps make its message with political cartoons.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 11:55 a.m.
The franking commission will no longer use its proverbial red pen to strike festive sentiments from House members’ communications.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 9:33 a.m.
Who says you can’t have your eggnog and drink it too? Bring on the holiday parties — a time-honored Capitol Hill tradition that no staffer should go without. From K street haunts to the Cannon Caucus Room to the Rayburn basement, the parties are in full swing starting this week.
| Dec. 4, 2013, 6:04 p.m.
Open enrollment for members of Congress and their designated staff ends at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 9, and both chambers appear to be scrambling to help users confront DC Health Link glitches.
| Dec. 4, 2013, 5:34 p.m.
The years have not been kind to the early Hollywood films of the silent era, but if a congressionally mandated report has any sway, the public might get to see more of these cultural treasures.
| Dec. 4, 2013, 4:52 p.m.
Rebranding the Government Printing Office as the Government Publishing Office is one strategy that could help the 152-year-old federal agency cope with a changing information landscape.
| Dec. 4, 2013, 4:27 p.m.
Got a firm ho-ho-hold on your holiday dining plans for the remainder of the year?
| Dec. 4, 2013, 3:44 p.m.
As the race to pass his trade agenda heats up, Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., has signed fellow marathon runner and expert tax lawyer Jason Park to his team as international trade counsel.
| Dec. 4, 2013, 11:35 a.m.
Think your office likes you? Really likes you? Sure, a manager can dole out praise and Christmas gift baskets with maple syrup straight from the home state. But when it comes to substantial raises, most offices plead indigent and offer a small cost-of-living adjustment. Hill Navigator is here to break the bad news, or at least prepare you for a better conversation.
| Dec. 3, 2013, 5:36 p.m.
Washingtonians and Polandphiles will get not one but at least two chances to see the new film “Walesa, Man of Hope,” the story of how Lech Walesa went from working-class hero to chairman of the National Committee of Solidarity to Nobel laureate to president of a democratic Poland.
| Dec. 3, 2013, 5:19 p.m.
From deep fryers costing less than $30 to jumbo packs of discount diapers, H Street Northwest’s newest retailer is ready for its Wednesday opening.
| Dec. 3, 2013, 3:07 p.m.
The past is the past, Mayor Vincent Gray would like to convince District voters, and “2010 is getting ready to be 40 years ago,” he said at his first news conference since entering the District’s 2014 mayoral race.
| Dec. 2, 2013, 7 p.m.
Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, will nominate his long-time confidant Ed Cassidy as chief administrative officer of the House when the second session of the 113th Congress convenes in January, CQ Roll Call has learned.
| Dec. 2, 2013, 5:48 p.m.
Mike Abramson is the master of federal government printing style.
| Dec. 2, 2013, 5:32 p.m.
The District’s 2014 mayoral campaign got a bit more crowded on Monday afternoon.