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Elizabeth Brotherton writes the Heard on the Hill gossip column for Roll Call, where she chronicles the crazy antics, wild cocktail parties, bad fashion and simply odd moments that make Capitol Hill so unique. Elizabeth also frequently pens feature stories on the culture of Washington.
Prior to her current beat, Elizabeth reported a range of topics for Roll Call, including the Capitol Police, the D.C. voting rights movement, legislative branch appropriations and the Green the Capitol Initiative.
Her work has appeared in the Almanac of the Unelected, the Orange County Register and the Press-Enterprise. A Golden State native, she graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in journalism and political science.
Brotherton no longer works at Roll Call.
Most Congressional offices are known for going out of their way to welcome visitors. They typically keep doors open, make guest books available for visitors to sign and even offer treats such as candy or soda from the Members district.
Members may have sat with their bipartisan buddies at this years State of the Union address, but Rep. Jason Chaffetz says the true test of a friendship is a Congressional delegation.
Rep. John Lewis is about to make history as a graphic novelist.
The details of a beauty pageant from ones youth may be a bit embarrassing, but whats worse is when photos from the big event begin to surface.
Cant decide which endorsement deal to take. Kleenex, Puffs Plus or Summers Eve?
Turns out even one of the richest men on the planet cant bypass Capitol security.
Sen. Chuck Grassley has his own Twitter account, and now his sweater vest has one, too.
Rep. Linda Sánchez marked her 42nd birthday on Jan. 28, but shes not done celebrating. At least her re-election team isnt.
Rep. Dave Reichert is decidedly old school. When it comes to reading, that is.
The Source is the hot place to be these days. We hear Sen. John Ensign broke bread this week at the Asian fusion restaurant owned by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck.
Move over, Rep. Michele Bachmann: Reality TV star Michelle Duggar is coming to the Conservative Political Action Conference in town next week.
Celebrity groundhog Punxsutawney Phil didnt see his shadow Wednesday morning, signaling his prediction for an early spring. But weather conditions in the beloved rodents northwestern Pennsylvania home were so wintry that his Congressman couldnt make it out for the annual celebration.
Time for bed during the blizzard. Will awake to a @RitaMc2 pick up line that works every time: Pick up the shovel and clear the driveway.
A spy spotted House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on a packed flight Tuesday from Los Angeles to D.C.
The Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday that it had selected Charlotte, N.C., as the site of its 2012 convention, to be held the week of Sept. 3. Republican National Committee officials announced last year that they had picked Tampa, Fla., for their big event, set for August. Political platforms aside, how do the cities measure up?
Many people have crazy stories of drinking when they were young, but how many can say John Wayne taught them how to handle their booze?
While most people are picking between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers for the Super Bowl, Rep. Kay Granger is simply rooting for her home district, since the Dallas-Fort Worth area is hosting the festivities.
Senators are part of the most exclusive club, but a handful of them seem more proud to have earned another rare honor.
While some Members of Congress place friendly bets on Sundays upcoming Super Bowl matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers, others are using the big game to raise campaign cash.
If Taco Bell needs to beef up, they can give their customers the highest quality meat around by using Montana beef, and in the process, supporting agriculture jobs in Montana.
Look out Washington, the remaining members of Congressional rock band the Second Amendments are reuniting for a performance next week.
Every Tuesday, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, we chat with Rep. Rob Wittman. The Virginia Republican represents what is often referred to as Americas first district because it contains the historical city of Jamestown.
All of D.C. seemed caught up in Jersey Shore mania on Monday when Nicole Snooki Polizzi made a celebrity appearance at the Washington Auto Show.
Staffers may have heard piano music coming from the Capitol last week as Sen. Lamar Alexander tickled the ivories in his Senate hideaway.
Sen. Mike Crapo is about to dish out dating tips to teenagers.