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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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The Olympic Flame, Burning in Ukraine, Syria? | Capitol Quip

Feb. 23, 2014

This year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, has taken place in the shadow of questions about Russia’s policies toward the regimes (and violence) in Ukraine and Syria. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Congress Hath No Fury Like Voters Scorned | Capitol Quip

Feb. 23, 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 D.C. Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Documentary

Feb. 21, 2014

In Washington, it’s OK to love documentary films.

Vote for Your Favorite Capitol Quip

Feb. 19, 2014

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

'House of Cards' -- Inspiration for the Politically Oppressed

Feb. 19, 2014

We might be reaching the stage of development where everything can be viewed through the “House of Cards” prism. The second season of the Netflix original series, which was released on Feb. 14 and has set forth a torrent of status tweets and cultural piggy-backing, even provides an illustration of the Republican establishment’s attempt to marginalize the tea party.

Carlos Gutierrez Pulls Up a Chair at Albright Stonebridge | Downtown Moves

Feb. 19, 2014

Carlos Gutierrez, the former Commerce secretary under George W. Bush and a champion of immigration reform efforts, is going to be a co-chair at the Albright Stonebridge Group, moving up from his current position as a vice chairman of the firm.

A Snowball's Chance on Capitol Hill | Capitol Quip

Feb. 16, 2014

The public’s opinion of Congress is about as popular as the thought of another massive snow storm on the East Coast. Oh, and it’s an election year! Who is going to be able to dodge the voters’ ire? That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

How Far Can John Boehner Be Pushed? | Capitol Quip

Feb. 16, 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.

Sky Sitney, Veteran Head of AFI Documentary Film Festival, Moving On

Feb. 14, 2014

Sky Sitney, festival director of the AFI Docs documentary film festival, and a long-time programming hand for its predecessor, the AFI Silverdocs film festival, is leaving her position at the end of the month.

Play Ball! on the AFI Silver Screen

Feb. 14, 2014

It’s that first, hopeful sign of spring, at least for baseball fans: pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training. One way to get ready for Opening Day is to take advantage of the AFI Silver Theater’s “Play Ball! Hollywood and the American Pastime,” series, which opened earlier this month and runs through April 16.

Happy Two-Year Anniversary, Boundary Road!

Feb. 13, 2014

They’re not making a big deal of it or anything, but two years in the hyper-competitive restaurant biz in D.C. is kind of an accomplishment. So congrats to Boundary Road, which celebrates its two-year anniversary tonight at 414 H St. NE.

Beatlemania, Back in the NoMa

Feb. 12, 2014

If you missed the Beatlemania Now concert Tuesday night, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first U.S. concert, right here in Washington, fret not. CQ Roll Call photographer Tom Williams had the goods and killed it with great images of the event, inside and outside the old Washington Coliseum venue at Third and M streets Northeast, complete with pictures of people who were at that Feb. 11, 1964, show and returned 50 years later to the scene of the screams. For a full slideshow of Williams’ photos from the event, click here.

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.

In the Market for Appropriators | Downtown Moves

Feb. 5, 2014

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

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