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Roll Call’s 2018 March Madness — And the Winners Are …
Two Republicans claim the top spots in men‘s and women’s tournaments

Republican Reps. Patrick Meehan of Pennsylvania and Jackie Walorski of Indiana are the winners of Roll Call’s 2018 March Madness tournaments. (Bill Clark/Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photos)

Two Republicans have won the 2018 Roll Call March Madness tournaments. With the Villanova Wildcats’ 79–62 victory over the University of Michigan Wolverines on Monday night, Rep. Patrick Meehan is the winner of this year’s men’s tournament.

The Pennsylvania Republican joins Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski, winner of the women’s tournament after the Notre Dame Fighting Irish’s win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday, as the bosses of this year’s brackets.

Roll Call’s 2018 March Madness — The Final Four
Four Republicans and four Democrats left standing

We are down to the final four teams in both the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments. 

Bromance? Biden Expresses ‘Love’ for Boehner
At Notre Dame, VP warns American politics has become a 'bloodsport'

Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. , went to perhaps the world’s most-renowned Catholic university Sunday with a confession: He loves former Speaker John A. Boehner .  

Biden used part of his commencement address at Notre Dame University to warn that American politics “has recently become a bloodsport full of invective and ad hominem arguments.” And, the vice president added, it has occurred “to the detriment of our nation.”