Congressional Hits and Misses: Impeachment edition
The House voted Wednesday to adopt two articles, setting up expected Senate trial

People rally in support of the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the conclusion of proceedings in the House. The next step will be a trial in the Senate. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

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Watch: Trump Declares Success in the Midterms, Spars With CNN Reporter

President Donald Trump called Tuesday’s elections “an incredible day,” touting the GOP’s success in the Senate, particularly in races where he campaigned.

Watch: Sessions, Wray Discuss Suspicious Packages Arrest

Justice Department officials including FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Jeff Sessions briefed reporters Friday afternoon on the arrest of Cesar Sayoc Jr., a suspect in mailing of at least 13 improvised explosive devices to prominent Democrats and CNN. Sessions said Sayoc faces five federal charges and up to 58 years in prison.

“Today’s arrest doesn’t mean we’re all out of the woods,” Wray said. “There may be other packages in transit now.”

Former Rep. Charlie Dent Takes Job As CNN Commentator
Pennsylvania Republican resigned May 12, got early start to post-Congress life

Former Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., is joining CNN as a political commentator. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Newly minted ex-Congressman Charlie Dent has joined CNN as a political commentator based in his home state of Pennsylvania, a CNN spokesman and a second source familiar with the arrangement confirmed.

Dent, who did not return a request for comment, resigned his House seat on May 12 to get an early start to his life post-Congress. The Pennsylvania Republican had previously announced last year that he would not seek re-election to another term.

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What Went Wrong For Debbie Wasserman Schultz

After WikiLeaks released nearly 20,000 emails sent by Democratic National Committee officials that suggested the DNC favored Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primaries, embattled DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced she would step down from her post following the convention in Philadelphia. With supporters of Bernie Sanders decrying the DNC’s treatment of their candidate, Roll Call looks back on what went wrong this election cycle for Wasserman Schultz.

8,300 Miles Later, Obama Dines With Anthony Bourdain
Duo filmed episode of chef's cable show in Hanoi to air in September

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, seen here at Turner Upfront 2016 in New York City, dined with President Obama on Monday in Hanoi. (Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Turner)

President Barack Obama spent nearly a full day traversing the nearly 8,300 miles from Washington to Hanoi, Vietnam. And his Monday dinner companion was an American television personality.  

Obama dined with CNN’s Anthony Bourdain at Bun cha Huong Lien on a tight street lined with onlookers in the Vietnamese capital. A White House official said the duo chatted over their meal for an episode of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” that will air in September on the cable network.  

10 Times CNN Was Butt of Correspondents' Dinner Jokes
White House: President's quips were merely 'in good fun'

Comedian Larry Wilmore speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner on Saturday night. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Ah, those White House Correspondents’ Dinner weekend traditions: brunches, parties, networking, Hollywood stars, Tammy Haddad -- and jokes at CNN’s expense.  

When a reporter from the network asked White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest about President Barack Obama’s latest #WHCD jab, he shot back: “Don't tell me you guys get all sensitive!”