Sports

How the Midterms Might Affect the Congressional Baseball Lineup
 

Roll Call elections analyst Nathan L. Gonzales likes his day job covering politics, but he loves when he can combine that with his baseball hobby. With the annual Congressional Baseball Game coming up June 14, Gonzales takes a look at how a wave of retirements and competitive races in November could affect both the Democratic and GOP rosters going forward.

Below is a transcript of the video.

The History of the Congressional Baseball Game
 

What Got Left in Our Notebooks in 2017
Reporter’s Notebook: An executive summary of Roll Call’s biggest stories, from the reporters themselves

With the first year of the 115th Congress as hectic as any other, some stories were bound to fall by the wayside. See the video for anecdotes from Roll Call reporters on what they wish they could’ve covered in 2017.

Office Space: Bob Casey's Presidential Suite

Casey is Roll Call's guest on Office Space this week. (Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., shows off his office’s historical ties and explains his collection of Pittsburgh Steelers memorabilia.  

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Jan. 25, 2016

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks with Sen. Chuck Schumer in the basement of the U.S. Capitol in December. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

The Senate spent a week shortened by snow slapping podiums, retracting poor jokes and inhaling blackberries.  

Congress Bets on Bowl Games

Dingell is hoping her Wolverines will clobber the Gators and she can collect some key lime pie. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

It’s bowl season and Congress is showing support for its home teams.  

Reps. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., are wagering hometown foods on the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. If the University of Florida wins the New Year’s Day game, Dingell owes Wasserman Schultz food from Zingerman’s Deli in Ann Arbor, Mich. If the University of Michigan wins, Wasserman Schultz owes Dingell key lime pies from Bob Roth’s New River Groves in Davie, Fla.