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Word on the Hill: Mid-Women’s History Month

Congressional basketball lineup is out

From left, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano, Jackie Speier, and Nancy Pelosi of California, Cheri Bustos of Illinois, Barbara Lee and Nanette Barragán of California, Nydia M. Velázquez of New York, Katherine M. Clark of Massachusetts, and Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico wear red as they descend the House steps to support “A Day Without Women” on March 8. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

It’s the middle of Women’s History Month and we want to hear about your experiences so far this March.

We covered International Women’s Day last week. Do you have another story to share or plans coming up?

Let us know by emailing HOH@rollcall.com.

Basketball game coming up

The 30th annual Home Court Charity Game is coming up later this month and on the roster so far is Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Reps. Ryan A. Costello, R- Pa., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., James R. Comer, R-Ky., Alma Adams, D-N.C., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Joseph P. Kennedy III, D-Mass., Jeff Denham, R-Calif., and Del. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen, R-A.S.

You can buy tickets online for the March 22 game at Gonzaga High School. The lawmakers will take on a team of Georgetown Law faculty and staff to raise money for the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless.

Happening this week …


The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is hosting a reception in honor of the inaugural Kakehashi Japan study abroad delegation at 6 p.m. at the American Trucking Association (430 First St. SE). This event is closed to the public.

WednesdayResearch!America’s Advocacy Awards dinner honors actress Kathy Bates and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., among others. The event takes place at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium (1301 Constitution Ave. NW) and is invite-only.

ICYMI: HOH’s weekly video

In this week’s video, HOH checked out a cooking competition hosted by Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. In addition to sampling some Minnesota “hotdishes,” we also sat down with new Sen. Luther Strange, the tallest senator in modern history.

Health care decoded

As a new administration takes over, the nation’s evolving health care system — valued today at more than $3 trillion — will face significant changes again.

On March 16, Roll Call Live, in partnership with the editorial powerhouse of CQ News, invites you to a packed morning of expert analysis and nonpartisan discussion to examine the many questions that health care industry stakeholders and policymakers will face. Check out the agenda.

Happy birthday to …

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., turns the big 6-0!

What’s going on?

Have any tips, announcements or Hill happenings? Send them to AlexGangitano@cqrollcall.com.

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