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.
Short-timer Steve Stockman doesn’t see the roughly 12 legislative days standing between him and unemployment as a time to mourn. He’d rather bring in new blood to help shake up the establishment for a few more weeks.
Can’t beat her? Mock her!
Fake pol Gil Fulbright wants to cause real problems for Senate hopeful Scott P. Brown.
Members of the George Washington University Colonials men’s basketball team had a ball wending their way through all the touristy spots in the Capitol.
FXX is effectively hijacking the rest of any animation-lovers’ summer by airing every Simpsons in consecutive order — all 552 episodes plus the 2007 feature film — beginning Thursday at 10 a.m.
The August recess seems like the perfect time to hit the links, bask in the blessed absence of meaningless electronic blather — and perhaps settle a few political scores.
The #IceBucketChallenge, that most ubiquitous of social media stunts, has not only captured the imagination of sitting politicos, parched celebrities and well meaning, but newly hospitalized philanthropists the world over, it’s got advocates thinking about how to tap into this seemingly limitless font of goodwill.
It took a week. But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has finally come clean about why he’s not partaking in the hairy contest Nevada Republican Dean Heller floated via the local press.
Sen. Charles E. Grassley is spending part of the August recess revisiting many of the same natural wonders and tourist traps he and his wife, Barbara, would have swooned over during their original honeymoon.
It’s good to know Rep. John Lewis can look back on all the awfulness he experienced as a youth and laugh about it now.
Rep. Don Young can see himself walking down the aisle again.
Sen. John McCain got loose over the weekend, strutting his stuff alongside Oscar winner Jamie Foxx during a glitzy charity shindig.
John A. Boehner and crew can relax.
The Ice Bucket Challenge isn’t just for late-night funnymen and down-for-whatever daytime news anchors anymore.
Rep. Cheri Bustos has decided it’s “Game On!” as far as dumping frosty water on one’s self is concerned.
Newly minted House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, come on down!
The Ice Bucket Challenge isn’t just for late-night funnymen and down-for-whatever daytime news anchors anymore. Lawmakers have caught the water hurling-bug and Roll Call has compiled the best of the best into two minutes of glory.
Party on, congressional splash dancers!
At the rate things are going, every single congressional lawmaker may very will get roped into the #IceBucketChallenge before the end of the summer.
The friendly #IceBucketChallenge that’s got everyone on social media dousing themselves with cold water just got real: Roll Call Editor-in-Chief Christina Bellantoni has officially thrown down.
An infectious fundraising pitch has helped throw cold water on the notion that politicians today just don’t care about anything.
Is it wrong that we kinda dug the risqué enhancement rogue computer programmers unleashed on the Federal Depository Library Program homepage late last week?
He may be gone, but the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, D-Hawaii, is not forgotten. Not even by the routinely punchy raconteurs who spin their webs on Comedy Central’s “Drunk History.”
It’s been far too long since we’ve had a Gene Roddenberry acolyte railing against societal injustices on the House floor.
Former solon turned Ambassador to China Max Baucus appears to have adopted a page from the administration’s guest dining manual, whisking a Democratic operative visiting the Far East directly to a Western-style kitchen.