Cannon House Office Building

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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.

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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.”