Alison McSherry is an award-winning journalist and one half of Roll Call's Heard on the Hill column, where she reports on gossip on and off Capitol Hill. Ali specializes in a variety of topics including, but not limited to, Members of Congress, social happenings in D.C. and restaurant openings. In addition to Heard on the Hill, she also pens the Congressional profile series Office Space and the bar column Mug Shots.
She has been covering Congress for more than four years. Ali began her career with CQ-Roll Call Group covering the Senate and later went on to act as the paper's chief feature writer before joining the HOH team.
She hails from the Jersey Shore and holds a bachelors degree from Monmouth University.
McSherry no longer works at Roll Call.
Members of Congress will get a chance to show off their acting skills next month at the annual Will on the Hill performance.
Puppies everywhere can now count Sens. Dick Durbin and David Vitter as allies.
Looking for a break from the Monday grind?
Who says birthday parties are just for kids? Hitting 95 is also cause for celebration, especially if you have Louisiana roots.
Baseball is back along w/hot dogs & stadium crowds. But chewing tobacco doesnt belong. Urge @MLB to ban it bc of effect on young people.
Lawmakers, C-list celebrities and military personnel are coming together next week at the Seventh Annual Armed Forces Foundation Congressional Gala.
Just when everyone thought Charlie Sheen jokes were all played out, a new video from the group Bankrupting America asks the big question: Whos more responsible Sheen or Washington?
While celebrity train wreck Charlie Sheen may be hogging the spotlight these days, that’s not stopping his father, actor Martin Sheen, from making a trip to D.C. this week.
Final Four bets are always intense and even more so when Kentucky bourbon is on the line.
HOH hears one staffer in Sen. John Kerrys office is being honored for going above and beyond the call of duty.
The weekly Nebraska delegation breakfast just got a whole lot more glamorous.
Looks like Rep. Barney Frank has a fan club.
As rumors swirl that former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs is in talks for a job at Facebook, Esquire magazine has released a list of other political types and the social networking sites where they could potentially work.
Senators got an unexpected surprise dropped into their mailboxes Tuesday: baby food jars.
Taking the family over to Baltimore tonight for dinner with long time friend & Hall of Fame Auctioneer Bill Fox & his Wife Myra! Good People.
Theres nothing like charity to bring together Members from both sides of the aisle.
Even the busiest politicians are taking to Twitter to cheer on their home-state teams in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament.
Every Tuesday, HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, we chat with Rep. Chaka Fattah. The Pennsylvania Democrat plays coy when asked about his best friend in Congress.
Happy Sewards Day Alaskans! Today we celebrate the purchase of #Alaska in 1867. Check out this replica check: #AK http://twitpic.com/4ec37l
Sports fans are known to go above and beyond when they want to cheer on their teams, and lawmakers are no different.
Remember when musicians used to come to town to perform? These days it seems like artists are more likely to make the trek to D.C. to advocate for their philanthropy than to play a set.
How many 63-year-olds count rock stars as friends?
Civility has been a Washington buzzword for months, and now one college is planning to capitalize on all this Congressional goodwill.
My staff tells me about something called Follow Friday or #FF, so on this Follow Friday, please follow my staff. @HankStaffers
For most people its flattering to be compared to a hot young Hollywood starlet. In in most cases, however, the person is being compared to someone of the same gender.