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Minnesota Delegation Congratulates Dylan
Franken, Klobuchar and Nolan talk about native son

From left, Rep. Rick Nolan, Sen. Al Franken and Sen. Amy Klobuchar were among those who congratulated Bob Dylan on his Nobel Prize win. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Members of the Minnesota congressional delegation on Thursday celebrated native son Bob Dylan for his Nobel Prize.

Dylan, who was born in Duluth and grew up in Hibbing, was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature "for having for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

LaVerne Cox Advocates for LGBT Data with Dems
The transgender actress spoke about the need for better information

Laverne Cox calledfor federal surveys to include data on sexual orientation and gender identity. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Actress LaVerne Cox joined Democratic members of Congress to advocate for better data collection of LGBT individuals.  

Cox, an actress on the popular show "Orange is the New Black," was invited by Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., in support of legislation he introduced in May to better track people LGBT in Census and federal data.  

Cruz Joins Other Adventures in Parking
It's a bipartisan list

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was ridiculed for his crooked parking job. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Sen. Ted Cruz's return to the Senate was spoiled by a photo showing his ride to work parked at an angle that took up two spots.  

Some took to Twitter to show how that scene reinforces the idea of the Texas Republican not being a likable person.

Capitol Ink | Blow-Dried Blowhard
Donald Trump Plays With Fire

Playing with fire.

Roll Call's Best Capitol Quips of 2015

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Hanging the Omnibus Holiday Stocking

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Vote for a Refugees Capitol Quip!

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— It might have been safer to take our chances with the sharks. — Just our luck. We arrived during a presidential campaign. — Couldn't they at least abridge this path to nowhere? — Where's the TSA Pre-Check Line?  

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog Saturday, and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

A Refugee Thanksgiving | Capitol Quip

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Send us a caption by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick finalists Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

Vote for Your Favorite Honeymooners Capitol Quip!

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— He just updated his Facebook Status to "It's Complicated." — Do you think we should knock? — If I were you, I'd throw in the towels. — If this is the "honeymoon," I hate to see what the marriage is going to look like! — Maybe we should come back later.  

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog Saturday, and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

The Honeymooners | Capitol Quip

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Send us a caption by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick finalists Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.