Stories by Ivan V. Natividad:
June 5, 2012
For politicos and Hill staffers, Washingtons Renegade Rugby Football Club is a way to escape the hectic hassle of work while playing a sport they see as political in nature.
May 4, 2012
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid met up with fellow Nevadan Bryce Harper at Nationals Park today.
April 24, 2012
If the White House bowling alley were a person, it would now qualify for full Social Security benefits. Opened 65 years ago today, the Harry S. Truman Bowling Alley was constructed in the basement of the White Houses West Wing and then moved to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in 1955. For Capitol keglers, here is a quick rundown of Washingtons local lanes.
April 23, 2012
Tuesday is here once again, and that means it’s time for HOH to help you get to know another lawmaker through five fun questions. This week, Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.) discusses Peyton Manning, rap alter egos and art museums.
April 20, 2012
While most teenagers in Munster, Ind., could be found cruising around town in their dads old Chevy pickup, now-Rep. Todd Rokita was wheels up in the sky, flying a high-wing, two-seat Cessna 152 aircraft.
April 16, 2012
Tuesday is here once again, and HOH is ready to help you get acquainted with another lawmaker through five fun questions. This week, Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) discusses filibusters and fried chicken and recalls memories from his days in the Army.
April 6, 2012
While teaching English in Chinas Shandong province, Jesse Haladay picked up communication skills that would eventually lead to a career on Capitol Hill.
April 1, 2012
It’s recess Monday, and to celebrate, HOH sat down with Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) to talk about the Last Frontier and its hockey, sledding and foremost painter.
March 26, 2012
For dozens of Members in the Pacific time zone and beyond, finding a routine can help fill long hours and thousands of miles spent traveling home. A few sat down with Roll Call to talk about their regular westward journeys.
March 19, 2012
Every week HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, we visit with Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.).
March 16, 2012
As a child growing up in rural Alaska, Agatha Erickson always wanted to make a difference in the native community. As a rural liaison in the office of the states Democratic Senator, Mark Begich, she now has that opportunity.
March 13, 2012
Virginia Ginny Gano earned a reputation on Capitol Hill over the course of 37 years as the motherly taskmaster who kept the offices of Ohio Representatives running smoothly. Now she fills the same role as the administrative director of the Capitol Hill Chorale, a 90-voice ensemble that draws from the Hill community.
March 5, 2012
Tuesday is here once again, and that means it’s time for HOH to catch up with another Member of Congress. Today, it’s Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii). Deciding to retire at the end of this Congress, Akaka leaves us with a song … in the park.
Feb. 24, 2012
Nonie Darwish grew up practicing the religion she now condemns. Darwish, an author and lecturer, brings her message to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at an event sponsored by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute.
Feb. 24, 2012
As a reporter in Honolulu, Ashley Nagaoka Boylan asked the tough questions. As press secretary for Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), she is now the one answering them.
Feb. 13, 2012
District locals looking for love this Valentines Day can tilt the odds in their favor by going on 20 dates in one night.
Feb. 7, 2012
Rep. Mike Hondas road to Congress began in front of an audience of 30. And they werent even old enough to vote.
Feb. 6, 2012
Tuesday is here again, and HOH has cornered another Member of Congress to submit to our five questions. This week, Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) talks robots, tigers and iPhones … oh my.Q: As a Californian, what city outside your own Congressional district do you enjoy visiting the most? A: San Francisco, to see the 49ers play [and] so I can see how great it will be when the team’s home is in Santa Clara!
Jan. 30, 2012
The rewards of teaching are many. Rarely are they made so apparent as in the case of Helen Engstrom and two of her prize pupils Nan Hayworth and Todd Rokita.
Jan. 30, 2012
A nonbinding resolution in support of statehood for the District of Columbia has been rejected by New Hampshire’s State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs Committee.
Jan. 25, 2012
As the House tearfully paid tribute to retiring Rep. Gabrielle Giffords this morning, folks downtown were making sure Washington, D.C., got back to what it does best: rancor.
Jan. 17, 2012
As a battle MC, the hallways and lunch lines of Rep. André Carsons junior high school became the frontline where he experienced the lyrical limelight, going up against fellow MCs in freestyle rap confrontations. Those contests, and that lyricism, helped shape the Indiana Democrats future in music as well as in politics.
Dec. 19, 2011
Its Tuesday, which means its time again for HOH to get to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.) talks crazy ... glue, that is.
Dec. 13, 2011
During the past five years, as homeless populations declined a bit across the nation, Washington, D.C., saw a veritable boom in the number of people living on the streets.
Dec. 6, 2011
In his latest foray into American history, December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World, author Craig Shirley examines the days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the weeks after.