Cannon House Office Building

Spanberger’s Lucky Charm on Office Lottery Day? A Scarf of All the Women on the 2018 Ballot 
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Friday was the House room lottery draw on the Hill, and several members-elect brought lucky charms to make sure they drew a good number to have their pick of offices. Rep.-elect Abigail Spanberger drew No. 11 while wearing a scarf depicting the dozens of women who ran for office this election cycle. "It worked," she told Roll Call after the drawing.

Watch: Cannon House Office Building Evacuated
 

The Cannon House Office building was evacuated Thursday morning, one day after several prominent Democrats, including Rep. Maxine Waters and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, were targets of mailed explosive devices. Capitol Police began letting congressional staffers back into the building around 1 p.m.

Capitol Hill Might Dodge Florence Direct Hit, But Watch for Flooding
 

What's In a Name? Some of Roll Call's Favorite Lawmaker Nicknames, Past and Present
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JASON DICK: We're gonna talk about nicknames today. Some of the more powerful people in Congress have had nicknames.

Joe Cannon, the former Speaker of the House, had a couple of them. He was “Uncle Joe” for those who were feeling warm towards him, because he was a paternalistic figure.

Artistic Representation: Students From Across America Showcase Art in the Capitol
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The 4 Speakers (And One President) Behind the Names of the House Office Buildings
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Growing Pains: A Brief History of the 6 House and Senate Office Buildings
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The Congressional War on Flowers: A Brief History
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Office Space: Peter Roskam's Map Collection
 

Rep. Peter Roskam gave a tour of his congressional office in 2009 for Roll Call’s “Office Space” series, which returns this fall.

The Illinois Republican’s office in the Cannon House Office Building initially had “a large blank wall,” reporter Ali McSherry wrote in the original story. The space was later filled by a “large oil painting created by his wife, Elizabeth. … [that] took a year to create.”