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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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Sign of the Times For Capitol Quip

July 20, 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.

'Al The Pal' Could Get Air Force Facility Named After Him

July 18, 2014

Sen. Alan J. Dixon, the Illinois Democrat who died earlier this month, might have an Air Force facility at Scott AFB, a site near “Al the Pal’s” home of Belleville, Ill.

Roll Call Book Club: We're Here to Make Sure You're Not 'Overwhelmed'

July 18, 2014

Theoretically, we still have the same 24 hours in a day our grandparents and their grandparents had. But it sure doesn’t feel like it. We’re “busy, busy, busy,” as the late, great Kurt Vonnegut Jr., wrote.

Roll Call After Dark Quaff of the Week: Dead Rise Summer Ale

July 18, 2014

If it’s summer in the capital region, it’s time for beer, crabs and Old Bay. And sometimes, it’s good to combine as many as possible in one package, such as Flying Dog Brewery’s Dead Rise Summer Ale.

Roll Call After Dark Tunes of the Week: 'Women & Work' by Lucero

July 17, 2014

“Come on out tonight,” could be the unofficial motto for good-timing Memphis band Lucero, a band dedicated equally to touring and defying easy classification. Country? Sure. Punk? Why not. Roadhouse? Yeah.

Roll Call After Dark Book of the Week: 'National Pastime' by Barry Svrluga

July 16, 2014

Baseball’s All-Star Game break provides us with a respite from the churn of the 162-game regular season, as well as an opportunity to check out a great baseball book, Barry Svrluga’s “National Pastime.”

Roll Call After Dark Nosh of the Week: Curbside Cafe Chocolate Sprinkle Doughnut

July 15, 2014

Doughnuts from a place that made its bones on cupcakes? In the case of the chocolate-frosted, chocolate sprinkle fare at Curbside Cafe, the answer is yes.

Priorities, Priorities: In D.C., Yoga More Expensive, Beer More Available

July 14, 2014

How’s this for a city motto: Washington, D.C., where the yoga’s expensive and the beer is easy!

Congress Makes a Run For The Border | Capitol Quip

July 13, 2014

The humanitarian crisis at the Southern border has drawn not just migrants from Central America and Mexico, but members of Congress on fact-finding missions! Now we’ll get to the bottom of things. Which brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.

He Shoots, He Doesn't Score | Capitol Quip

July 13, 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.

The Movies' Guide to Understanding Cleveland

July 11, 2014

It’s been quite a week for Cleveland, starting out by scoring the 2016 Republican National Convention and ending it with LeBron James spurning NBA mistress Miami to return to the Cavaliers.

Earl Blumenauer Takes the High Road in Response to Courtland Milloy Bike Column

July 9, 2014

If you are a cyclist or a reader of the Washington Post Metro section, you might have read Post columnist Courtland Milloy’s latest, wherein he accuses those who ride bikes of being bullies and terrorists and implies that motorists would be justified in running cyclists down in the road.

Washington's Biggest Repertory Cinema: The Great Outdoors

July 7, 2014

The outdoor summer movie circuit is in full swing, with plenty of al fresco viewing to go around in Washington, including the grande dame herself, the upcoming Screen on the Green on the National Mall.

Ride 'Em, Thad Cochran | Capitol Quip

July 6, 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.

How the Obama-Boehner Relationship is Like the World Cup | Capitol Quip

July 6, 2014

The United States fought valiantly in the World Cup, but that doesn’t mean we can’t extrapolate a sports metaphor for gridlocked Washington, particularly when it comes to our Capitol Quip captioning contest.

If You're Still at Work, Please Read This ...

July 3, 2014

. . . Seriously. Go home.

#tbt: 'Tricky Mitch'?

July 3, 2014

Those were the days! Back in 2001, our own Tom Williams snapped this photo of Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., showing off his Russell Senate Office Building digs, with a portrait of a previous occupant, former President Richard M. Nixon, hanging prominently.

In Washington, No One Can Hear You Sing 'Oh, Canada'

July 1, 2014

Happy Canada Day! Or is it?

Washington's Independence Day Patriotic Palooza

June 30, 2014

Independence Day in Washington is like Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pa., a patriotic palooza. As if the stakes couldn’t be higher on the grandest stage at the capital of the free world, we could, possibly, be treated to yacht rock legend Michael McDonald singing “Sweet Freedom” with the Muppets as a follow-up act.

Thad Cochran Riding High | Capitol Quip

June 29, 2014

Sen. Thad Cochran overcame the odds to win a GOP primary runoff in Mississippi against tea-party-aligned Chris McDaniel last week, dashing hopes that insurgents could knock off the establishment appropriator and proud procurer of pork for his state. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Let The Good Times Roll With Ted Nugent | Capitol Quip

June 29, 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.

Utah Cherry Cobbler Wins Roll Call Taste of America for Second Time

June 26, 2014

Utah’s cherry cobbler beat out seven other regional comfort foods in the final round of Roll Call’s Taste of America, becoming the only previous champion to regain the title.

Democrats Celebrate Baseball Win on House Floor

June 26, 2014

Democratic Manager Mike Doyle brought the coveted Roll Call trophy to the House floor Thursday, celebrating the Democrats 15-6 win over the Republicans in Wednesday's Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game.

"This year we broke two records: we broke an attendance record last night and we also broke a record for the amount of money raised for the charities, over $400,000 for three charities," Doyle said. "I want to congratulate the Democratic baseball team — this is our sixth victory in a row, not that we're counting."

Republican Manager Joe L. Barton of Texas was quick to counter.

"While you've won six games in a row, we've won about 60 votes in a row here on the House floor," Barton said.

"I will tell the gentleman that won't be permanent either," Doyle replied.

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