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Jason Dick

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Jason Dick is the House editor for Roll Call and coordinates Congressional leadership coverage of Capitol Hill. He previously was editor of National Journal Daily and its predecessor publication, CongressDaily. He began his journalism career in Washington at National Journal’s environmental news daily, GreenWire, in 1998. A native of Arizona and a resident of Capitol Hill, he has also worked for the AmeriCorps program in West Virginia, and taught in Arizona and West Virginia.

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It's a Perfect 5.0 (Options) for the Immigration Bobsled Capitol Quip

Feb. 12, 2014

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

D.C. Site Shows Lincoln in a Human Light

Feb. 11, 2014

The United States observes Abraham Lincoln’s 205th birthday on Wednesday, and after years of celebrating the 16th president’s heroic accomplishments, the Lincoln Cottage is showing a more human side of the man from Springfield, Ill.

Members of Congress Attending the White House State Dinner

Feb. 11, 2014

It’s one hot ticket: Not just a State Dinner, but a State Dinner for the president of France, Francois Hollande. How would you like to be the chef in charge of the souffle tonight?

Humor and Humanity on Display in 'Double Down' Politics

Feb. 10, 2014

Cruz. Paul. Clinton. Biden.

Oh, For Peet's Sake! Heather Podesta Signs Coffee Chain | Downtown Moves

Feb. 10, 2014

If you get a call from Heather Podesta or someone at Heather Podesta + Partners asking you to go to coffee, you can rest assured where you’ll end up going.

Brett Loper Brings a Little of Boehnerland to BPC | Downtown Moves

Feb. 10, 2014

Brett Loper, a former senior aide for Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and one-time member of Roll Call’s Fabulous 50 list of influential staffers, is joining the Bipartisan Policy Center as a senior adviser.

Archives Wishes Lincoln a Happy Birthday

Feb. 10, 2014

Presidents Day: It’s more than just a long weekend dedicated to selling mattresses. To scope out part of the legacy of one of the two POTI who make up this most American of holidays, the National Archives is showing Jake Boritt’s “The Gettysburg Story” on Wednesday at its William G. McGowan Theater to commemorate President Abraham Lincoln’s Feb. 12 birthday.

The Immigration Bobsled | Capitol Quip

Feb. 9, 2014

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, was all set to make a run at an immigration overhaul, releasing principles for going forward. Then his Republican colleagues started to weigh in. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

It's a Long Way Down | Capitol Quip

Feb. 9, 2014

Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.

Calendar: Monuments Men Get Their D.C. Shoutout

Feb. 7, 2014

When you think about it, “The Monuments Men” is the perfect movie for Washington: Educated nerds defeat the Nazis, save crown jewels of Western civilization.

Max Baucus Is Running ... the Beijing Marathon (Maybe) (Video)

Feb. 6, 2014

Just moments after being confirmed on Thursday to be the United States’ top envoy to China, Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., said he was considering running the Beijing marathon in October. “I’ve actually got my eye on the Beijing Marathon,” he said on the floor, noting his longtime affection for running.

Apartment People Rebrand, Add Veeps | Downtown Moves

Feb. 6, 2014

The apartment industry’s trade group is making a slight change to its name and brand, while adding three new vice presidents.

Abe Lincoln's Morning Commute

Feb. 5, 2014

The average American commute these days is about 25 minutes, according to the Census Bureau. Turns out, that’s about how long it used to take Abraham Lincoln to make his way from the Lincoln Cottage, where he stayed during the summers, and the White House.

In the Market for Appropriators | Downtown Moves

Feb. 5, 2014

It’s good to be an appropriator, or better yet, an appropriations staffer.

Pick From These 5 to Score Obama's Olympic Jump | Capitol Quip

Feb. 5, 2014

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

Chairs From First U.S. Beatles Concert to Be Raffled

Feb. 4, 2014

As the District prepares for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Beatles’ first concert in the United States, which happened to be right up the street from CQ Roll Call HQ at Uline Arena, chairs from the venue are being raffled off to benefit the DC Preservation League.

TechNet Brings In Veteran Linda Moore as CEO | Downtown Moves

Feb. 4, 2014

TechNet, the high-tech industry trade group that represents such firms as Cisco, Google and Oracle, has chose Linda Moore, a veteran White House and Capitol Hill staffer as its new president and CEO.

Blue Engine Adds Press Firepower | Downtown Moves

Feb. 3, 2014

Communications shop Blue Engine Message & Media has added two press handlers to the mix, adding some congressional and White House experience to the team.

Sona Opens Doors on Capitol Hill

Feb. 3, 2014

“It’s open! It’s open! It’s open!” the young woman yelled, stopping short in front of Sona Creamery and Wine Bar along Pennsylvania Avenue near Eastern Market last weekend. It was actual word of mouth in motion.

The Tide Has Turned | Capitol Quip

Feb. 2, 2014

Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.

Wisdom Revs Up Gin Club

Jan. 31, 2014

Erik Holzherr, owner of Wisdom cocktail parlor, Church and State, and Atlas Arcade is a man of many liquors, but there’s a spirit that is closest to his heart, and he’s starting up the Wisdom Gin Club to show his love for the clear stuff.

Calendar: Let Prom Season Begin!

Jan. 31, 2014

Grab those gowns!

Jim Webb's 2007 SOTU Response Presaged Income Inequality Debate

Jan. 30, 2014

Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., who delivered the Democratic response to President George W. Bush’s 2007 State of the Union, discussed some issues with contemporary currency, specifically income inequality.

Jim Webb's Moment in the Letterman Spotlight

Jan. 30, 2014

Our #WGDB blog pulled a Throwback Thursday by taking a look at ex-Sen. Jim Webb’s 2007 response to George W. Bush’s State of the Union.

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