Stories by JM Rieger:
Nov. 25, 2015
In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, displays his collection of historical artifacts, hikes mountains with Rep. Louie Gohmert and brandishes a knife to CQ Roll Call.
Nov. 24, 2015
With Thanksgiving only days away, Heard on the Hill pays tribute to its favorite Capitol Hill water drinker, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
Nov. 20, 2015
Lawmakers prepped for their Thanksgiving recess by winking, saluting R. Kelly and “popping off.”
Nov. 19, 2015
The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security holds a hearing on the Syrian refugee crisis and the U.S. admission program for refugees. Officials from the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security are expected to testify.
Nov. 18, 2015
In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., shows off his New York roots, his book collection and his favorite pizza parlor.
Nov. 17, 2015
Two House and Senate Homeland Security subcommittees hold a joint hearing Tuesday on a Homeland Security Department report on the Secret Service’s alleged violations of the Privacy Act and the department policy for illegally accessing and disclosing information from Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s failed 2003 Secret Service job application.
Nov. 13, 2015
Despite a two-day workweek, senators still found time to wear shades, create “slush funds” and drop the mic.
Nov. 12, 2015
HOH examines the unique relationship between Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and the “bully” of Senate reporters, CQ Roll Call’s Niels Lesniewski.
Nov. 11, 2015
In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, shows off his Cincinnati roots and helps settle the city’s chili debate.
Nov. 7, 2015
Lawmakers spent the week lighting cigars, contemplating “conundrums” and giving shout outs to Dolly Parton.
Nov. 5, 2015
Watch live as the leaders of the House hold their weekly news conferences Thursday.
Nov. 4, 2015
In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo., walks CQ Roll Call through Missouri history, shows off his view of Nationals Park and gives a taste of Kansas City barbecue.
Nov. 3, 2015
HOH wraps every song, tear and fashion insult from former Speaker John A. Boehner’s career into this bonus, look-back edition of Congressional Hits and Misses.
Oct. 31, 2015
Despite a busy week, members still managed to smoke, rub rabbits’ feet and discuss condom science on the Senate floor.
Oct. 29, 2015
We’re live outside Statuary Hall waiting for members to address the media after Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., won the speakership with 236 votes on the House floor Thursday.
Oct. 28, 2015
House Republicans will meet to select the next speaker of the House, with Speaker John A. Boehner set to resign at the end of the week. Lawmakers are expected to address the media after the election around 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 28, 2015
In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, shows off his love of hiking, football and Chuck Norris, but made sure to hide his man cave belongings from CQ Roll Call.
Oct. 27, 2015
Over the past four years, Speaker John A. Boehner has made a conscious effort to focus on the “people’s priorities.”
Oct. 24, 2015
Members returned from a weeklong break to continue rabbit massages, treat their hemorrhoids and insult children.
Oct. 24, 2015
Fmr. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, 2016 GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio; and author Marianne Williamson join Brent Roske on the Emmy-nominated “Roske on Politics” show this Sunday.
Oct. 22, 2015
In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., shows off her patriotic walls, her historic desk and her Ford Mustang collection.
Oct. 22, 2015
Former secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Thursday before the House Select Committee on Benghazi about the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Oct. 16, 2015
As the House searches for its next speaker, HOH pays tribute this week to one candidate with a vast knowledge of time, cheese and NFL rules.
Oct. 14, 2015
In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va., shows off his challenge coin collection, his favorite swivel chair and his one-of-a-kind fish display.
Oct. 9, 2015
A crazy week on Capitol Hill quickly spiraled into a competition to apply lipstick, open beer with another beer and sell used cars.