Hits and Misses

Perry’s ‘Fun on Your Couch’ Gaffe to Franken
 

In a lighter moment Thursday at Rick Perry’s confirmation hearing to be secretary of Energy, the former governor said to Sen. Al Franken “I hope you’re as fun on that dias as you were on your couch.”

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of 2015

Congressional leaders attend a ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War in July. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

From throwing snowballs to threatening constituents to quoting Taylor Swift, Roll Call presents the year's best moments from Capitol Hill you just had to see one more time.

Ted Lieu Introduces Himself

Hello! Is it Lieu you're looking for? (Tom Wiliams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

HOH pays tribute to the freshman Democrat who needs no introduction.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Nov. 30, 2015

Lawmakers returned from the Thanksgiving holiday ready for brawls, “iron-asses” and Christmas wishes.

Congressional Hits and Misses: 2015 Thanksgiving Edition

In honor of Thanksgiving, Heard on the Hill looks back at the times this year when food was the only thing on lawmakers’ minds.

Mitch McConnell Drinks Water

With Thanksgiving only days away, Heard on the Hill pays tribute to its favorite Capitol Hill water drinker, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.