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Warren Rojas

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Warren Rojas is a Heard on the Hill columnist for Roll Call. He returns to the business of shadowing our elected leaders after a five-year stint as the founding dining editor for Northern Virginia Magazine.

Rojas spent the early part of his career covering the sordid world of tax policy first as a Congressional reporter and later as the pioneering investigative reporter for Tax Notes. He holds journalism degrees from both James Madison University and American University.

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Stories by Warren Rojas:

The Bard Brings Schumers Back Together

July 28, 2014

Sen. Charles E. Schumer finally caught up with his comedian cousin, Amy Schumer, this past weekend at Shakespeare in the Park.

Angus King Gussies Up Dirksen

July 25, 2014

Unlike Florida Republican John L. Mica’s grandiose plan to clean house on the other side of the Capitol, Sen. Angus King had a much more modest desire: brighten up a little corner of Dirksen.

Silver Line Launch Has Been the Ride of Gerry Connolly’s Life

July 25, 2014

Perhaps no one was more excited to have the first Metro car roll out of Northern Virginia’s brand-spanking-new Wiehle-Reston East Station than Rep. Gerald E. Connolly.

Wes Morton Pops by DGS for ‘Schmutz and Schmaltz’

July 25, 2014

With just under a week to go before he cuts ties with D.C. for good, outgoing Art and Soul toque Wes Morton has carved out time to inject a little Southern flavor into DGS’s inaugural “Summer Roadshow” dinner.

Capitol Hill Feasts on Hawaiian Hospitality (Video)

July 24, 2014

“The party was such a big hit the cops were called because we had too many people,” an aide to Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, told HOH about the overwhelming response to the Aloha State’s July 23 taste-around.

YouTube Star Performs at Taste of Hawaii

July 24, 2014

YouTube star Aidan James performs on July 23, 2014, at the Taste of Hawaii reception in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building.

John Walsh, Your Canned Response Is Ready

July 23, 2014

After intently studying the last project Sen. John Walsh turned in to the United States War College, New York Times reporter Jonathan Martin has uncovered what appears to be a heavily plagiarized final product.

Making the Most of a Swing Through Charm City

July 23, 2014

What’s a D.C.-based reporter to do when faced with ferreting out a worthwhile repast while on assignment in neighboring Baltimore? Solicit recommendations from Maryland’s congressional delegation, of course.

Art and Soul Toques Revere Shared Past, Anticipate Promising Futures

July 23, 2014

There’ll be a changing of the culinary guard in the Art and Soul kitchen at the end of this month, as Wes Morton hands control of the thriving Hillside dining operation to incoming Executive Chef Doug Alexander.

Jim Himes Rains on Conspiracy Theorist’s Parade

July 23, 2014

Rep. Jim Himes unleashed a flood of Twitter rage Wednesday morning after baiting a current events troll with news of his “secret” powers.

John Mica’s Makeover Plans Ain’t Gonna Happen

July 22, 2014

If Rep. John L. Mica had his way, a lot of people who currently inhabit some of the most cherry spots on the House side of the Capitol would be looking for new places to hang their hats come November.

John Dingell Stumped by Kardashian Craze

July 22, 2014

Rep. John D. Dingell has spent nearly 24 hours trying to wrap his head around the dizzying world of celebutantes. And it ain’t working.

Richard Nixon: Cookbook Connoisseur, Fan of Sophie Leavitt's 'Penny Pincher's Cook Book'

July 22, 2014

While the Washington Post is poised to revel in the 40th anniversary of its administration-toppling Watergate investigation, we here at HOH would prefer to reflect on the positive things President Richard Milhous Nixon brought to the table.

Mock Candidate Aims to Muck Up Kentucky Senate Race (Video)

July 18, 2014

Kentucky voters needn’t worry about hunting for Gil Fulbright’s name (at least that’s what it is this week) in voting booths come November. But they should get used to seeing his shit-eating grin over the next few months.

Pet Project Morphs Into Solon-Shaming ‘PolitiCat’

July 18, 2014

An anonymous online scold has begun a virtual game of cat and mouse with elected officials, awarding leaders willing to reach across party lines for the greater good with quirky honors while ripping those who just plain cross lines a new one.

Joe Manchin’s Penchant for Power Lunching

July 17, 2014

If it’s hump day, budding coalition builder Sen. Joe Manchin III is probably breaking bread with members of his slowly widening circle of fellow comity seekers.

Courtney Stodden’s PETA Push Gets Tongues Wagging

July 16, 2014

Love her or despise her, Capitol Hill denizens were utterly captivated by having a nearly naked Courtney Stodden preach the virtues of a vegetarian lifestyle to them while shoving fake wieners in everyone’s mouths.

Senate Softball Rivalry Once Again in Full Swing

July 16, 2014

Party lines, schmarty lines.

Randy Weber Is Always Recruiting for Hot Pepper Parties

July 16, 2014

“We’ve got some fresh peppers in here. They’re not hot,” Rep. Randy Weber, R-Texas, mischievously goads his congressional aides after pouring out the baggie full of mixed chilies he religiously totes around in his coat pocket.

Legal Scholars Sweeten Congressional Briefings With Smoked Meats

July 16, 2014

The savviest minds at the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University’s School of Law know that it’s easier to catch more flies with honey than with vinegar — or Hill Country BBQ, as the case may be.

Joe Manchin Brings the ‘Hollow’ to D.C.

July 16, 2014

Wild and wonderful though it may be, West Virginia continues to wrestle with its fair share of challenges. Sen. Joe Manchin III wants to help shine a light on what life is like in the Mountain State by hosting a screening of “Hollow” (that’s “holler” to you and me, Russ), a cinematic labor of love released last year.

PETA to Plant Stripped Down Courtney Stodden Outside Rayburn on Wednesday

July 15, 2014

A scantily clad Courtney Stodden will feed alterna-weenies to Hill staffers Wednesday, performing her civic duty on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals by serving as the celebrity eye candy for the group’s congressional veggie dog giveaway.

David Valadao Attempts to Rope Online Flock Into #CowAppreciationDay

July 15, 2014

Rep. David Valadao has invited the entire Twitterverse to weigh in on what he should name the mottled black newborn calf that joined the dairy farm last weekend.

Tammy Duckworth’s Feel Good Regimen

July 15, 2014

Summer colds suck. Good thing Rep. Tammy Duckworth has a secret weapon for a speedy recovery.

Commune with C.O.W.P.I.E. Saturday Night

July 14, 2014

Displaced Wyomingites are invited to reconnect with the wonders of the Cowboy State July 19 at the Committee of Wyoming People in the East’s upcoming shin-dig, an annual tradition marked by barbecue, mechanical bull riding and country music.

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