- Republican Wins Money Race in New York Special
- Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of April 20, 2015
- Pelosi Reacts to Death of Al Qaida Hostages
- Pelosi Calls Emerging Trade Deal a 'Pothole'
- Freshman's Campaign Issue Gets D.C. Attention
Aaron Guerrero is an intern for Roll Call and is currently a graduate student in Georgetown University’s Masters of Professional Studies Journalism Program. Born and raised in Sacramento, Calif., he received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis. Previously, he interned on Capitol Hill and for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has also done freelance work for the Daily Caller.
Guerrero no longer works for Roll Call.
The classic Carpenters’ tune “Rainy Days and Mondays” would have been a perfect play Monday night against the backdrop of a wet, soggy and desolate National Mall.
Other than spring rain, nothing can put a damper on the Congressional softball season like not being able to find a place to play.
Beth Preiss brought some hardball tradition to the softball field Wednesday night.
When it comes to proper equipment, the Senate and Congressional softball leagues pull no punches.
The permit conquers all.
It’s Recess Monday, when HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) talks about his preference for Spider-Man over Batman and the most memorable concert he attended.
Democrats and Republicans are used to hurling barbs at each other. On Saturday, theyll have the chance to hurl dodgeballs instead. LivingSocial, the D.C.-based website, is hosting the partisan-themed tournament from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Yards Park in Southeast D.C.
Kyle Andersons career on Capitol Hill got off to a late start. The new communications director for Rules ranking member Louise Slaughter (N.Y.) graduated from college in 1989 as a political science major, but he wouldnt begin his career as a Hill staffer until 18 years later.
The author of two self-published books, Robert Pohl released his latest effort, Wicked Capitol Hill: An Unruly History of Behaving Badly, last week. The book chronicles some of Capitol Hills most legendary scandals, ranging from duels to murder to sex.
It’s recess Monday, and that means HOH takes a little time to get to know a Member of Congress through five questions. This week, Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) talks about his all-time favorite Keystone State politician and his preference for BlackBerrys.
As Members of Congress begin preparing for this summers 51st Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game, Republicans are faced with two challenges: replacing their longtime pitching ace and neutralizing a rising Democratic star.
Rep. Louise Slaughter fell and broke her leg at an event in New York City today.
Hannah Walker spent years as a staffer on Capitol Hill, including time in an office at the heart of a scandal. Still, the Memphis native never lost her passion for public service or the institution.
As a resident scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, Andrew Biggs studies one of the most contentious issues: the pay differential between public-sector and private-sector employees.
Tuesday is here again, and that means it’s time for HOH to catch up with another Member of Congress. Today, it’s Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), who talks about her introduction to beer and gives advice for student council presidents.
The District of Columbia, subject to wide-reaching Congressional control, seldom gets to determine what happens to a swath of land as ripe for possibilities as that of Reservation 13, a 67-acre area along the bank of the Anacostia River.
When Earnestine Sweeting began teaching her students about the 1863 New York City draft riots, she carried them beyond textbooks and into history, courtesy of the Library of Congress.
Its little secret that many Members of Congress like to write. Some begin working on their books while in office, churning out pages in between committee meetings or trips back to their districts. Others dont even contemplate writing a book until the twilight of their careers or years removed from it.
Every week HOH gets to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.) talks about the Crimson Tide in the NCAA basketball tournament, his love of Starbucks and his favorite Southern dish.
Rep. William Lacy Clay spent 17 years in the Missouri state Legislature. In 2000, he was elected to the U.S. House, following in his fathers footsteps. But he also gained an invaluable political education as an assistant doorman in the Office of the Doorkeeper from 1978 to 1983.
Even before coming to Capitol Hill, Elizabeth Stower had a background deeply rooted in politics. The new legislative assistant for Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.) spent considerable time as a child on the campaign trail in the Badger State.
This years National Cherry Blossom Festival is sure to lure millions of people to the nations capital. It also will lure millions of dollars to the region.
The late Sen. Walter George (D-Ga.) lived a full life, but there is no full-fledged biography of him. It has been next to impossible to give muscular definition to his time in public office because he preserved virtually none of his personal papers. Its a cautionary tale for Members who hope to illuminate their legacy for historians and interested citizens.
The primary duties of Members of Congress filling the roles that their spouses left behind is the same as every other Member: tend to the needs of their constituents and be a legislator.
For some, running for class president is a way to move up (or onto) the high school social ladder. For Matthew Stroia, it was the springboard into a career in politics.