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As a feature writer, Rachael Bade covers the arts and noteworthy events for Roll Calls Around the Hill section. She tracks political protests and suspicious activities on Capitol Hill, and she frequently reviews newly published books.
Rachael joined Roll Call as an intern in May 2010 and was promoted to editorial assistant two months later. In addition, she covers foreign policy features as a freelance contributor for the Washington Diplomat. Rachael graduated from the University of Dayton with a bachelor's degree in political science and journalism and a focus on international politics.
Bade no longer works for CQ Roll Call.
Serial presidential candidate Ralph Nader has found a new cause: trying to shame the Government Printing Office and the Joint Committee on Printing into forgetting what century it is.
Rep. Justin Amash knows how a battle-worn activist feels. Trudging from House office to House office, and sometimes from seat to seat on the House floor, the freshman Republican from Michigan spent his free office hours last fall asking colleagues to support his baby a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.
Just before Senators shipped out for the holiday season today, the chamber returned President Barack Obama's nomination of William Boarman to head the Government Printing Office.
Rep. Alcee Hastings is ready to sacrifice Star Wars droid R2-D2 for the good of American workers.
When shes not at work answering journalists questions and prepping House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for media talks, Megan Whittemore practices splits, pliés and pirouettes.
Who knew Indiana Jones could be upstaged by a bunch of 20-somethings? Not us.
About 100 Occupy DC protesters took their fight against financial inequality tonight to Union Station, where an environmental nonprofit was holding a dinner featuring representatives from the corporate world.
Four years after Congress enacted new rules barring groups that lobby from paying for House Members to take long trips, dozens of lawmakers traveled to Israel this summer with staffers and family members for seven-day tours paid for by the nonprofit arm of a pro-Israel lobbying group.
Theres a reason an Atlanta-based womens book club which traditionally alternates between chick lit and nonfiction grabbed Garrett Graffs newest 600-page book, The Threat Matrix: The FBI at War in the Age of Global Terror for a summer read.
A new controversial documentary suggests Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman will have to defend more than their politics as they seek the White House the former governors will have to answer for their Mormon faith.
How are Reps. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) like kindergartners?
Tis the season for free outdoor entertainment. And with movie prices soaring toward a fat Andrew Jackson, Washingtonians should capitalize on the citys free movie screenings.
In a throwback to a more bipartisan era, Sens. Mark Kirk and Joe Manchin have, for more than two months, met for a little cross-party chitchat. Theyve invited colleagues to join them. So far, few have.
Stephen Martin Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center, gives 21 rules for people to follow before reporting problems at a private company or government agency.
D.C. Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells unveiled a proposal for a new governing system at Eastern Market, which will likely change this year.
Freshman Rep. Justin Amash uses his iPad to update his Facebook page after every House vote, explaining to constituents his reasoning for how he voted.
The Rev. Daniel Coughlin simply Father Dan to many retired in April from his position as House chaplain. He reflected on his 11-year stint in an interview with Roll Call.
HOH knows some journos who basically live at the Newseum, but the museum on reporting and news coverage drew more than the writing nerds Monday.
It wasnt just a bunch of 20-somethings celebrating Osama bin Ladens death Sunday night in front of the White House.
A tussle between the owner of a House salon and Congressional administrators has cost at least two employees their jobs and left three stylists facing an uncertain future.
Rep. Mary Bono Mack needs a Twitter lesson.
Graduation approaches and youre freaking out about landing that first job. Just remember, your frantic self is not alone.
Another one bites the dust: Charlie Sheen has joined the “birthers.”
Playgirl has a thing for good-looking men — duh. But it also has a soft spot for young politicians or politicians’ sons.
Those girls tagging along behind Members of Congress on Tuesday werent the youngest-looking interns to hit the Hill they were Girl Scouts scouting out possible careers as political leaders.