Alex Gangitano

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Scenes from the Senate last night and cheer for the Vikings

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Pelosi to Guest Judge on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’
Democratic leader to appear on VH1 reality competition

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has decided to allow herself to have some fun.

The California Democrat will appear as a guest judge on entertainer RuPaul’s drag-queen reality show “Drag Race All Stars” on cable network VH1, The Washington Post reported

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Lewis gets do-over in Mississippi, GOP lawmakers prepare for March for Life

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Talking Syrup at Pete’s Diner with Peter Welch
 

As part of Roll Call’s At the Table series, reporter Alex Gangitano tasted one of Vermont’s delicacies — maple syrup — with Democratic Rep. Peter Welch, who hails from a part of the state where syrup is made. Watch for more on their discussion at Pete’s Diner — a staple restaurant on Capitol Hill....
Maple Syrup Keeps Welch’s Colleagues and Constituents Happy
Vermont Democrat brings his own to breakfast

Rep. Peter Welch knows how to make friends in Congress.

“If I give somebody maple syrup here, you’ve got a friend for life,” he said.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Stone pushes Hulk Hogan for Senate, Trumpian Man, and a big day for Dole

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Take Five: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
‘If I can do it, you can do it,’ Washington Republican says to GOP mothers thinking about running for office

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, 48, a Washington Republican and the GOP conference chairwoman, talks about being a lawmaking mom, putting together the member retreat and surviving the House schedule.

Q: What advice would you give to a Republican mother who is hesitant about running for Congress?

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Constructive criticism for Ryan, shithole vs. shithouse, and McSally belts it out

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Riding Shotgun: Steve Cohen’s 1986 Cadillac
Tennessee Democrat’s ride sports campaign stickers from his run for governor

Capitol Police officers know who can drive onto the Capitol grounds by the “115th Congress” plates displayed in their windshields.

But officers don’t need to look for Rep. Steve Cohen’s plate — they can see him coming.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Grassley kicks off 99-county tour, Speier’s State of the Union guest, and a long weekend ahead

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Exit Interview: Rep. Pat Tiberi
Ohio Republican looks forward to seeing his daughters’ sporting events

10 members of the House have either resigned from the 115th Congress or will be before the end of this term. Some are returning to their home districts for good while others will stay in Washington for other jobs.

Ohio Republican Pat Tiberi, 55, was first elected in 2000. He announced in October that he would resign to lead the Ohio Business Roundtable. His resignation goes into effect Monday.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Collins and Murkowski in beer, campaign name-calling, and paying off some football bets

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Women’s Congressional Staff Association Looks Back at 10 Years
WCSA is holding a conversation with members on sexual harassment to kick off 2018

As the Women’s Congressional Staff Association passes the 10-year mark, it is emerging as a resource for sexual harassment issues.

It’s a “hallmark year” for the group, which was founded by four female staffers a decade ago, new president Colleen Carlos said. 

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Stable Genius Act, celebrating a perfect season, and save the Capitol Hill Circulator route

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Take Five: Doug Jones
Alabama Democrat wishes his campaign against Roy Moore hadn’t gotten “bogged down” by distractions

Freshman Sen. Doug Jones, 63, an Alabama Democrat, talks about his love of hunting, hatred for intolerance and working for former Alabama Democratic Sen. Howell Heflin on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Q: What has surprised you so far about Congress?

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Rubio, Warren on Oprah 2020, Ivanka vs. Oprah, and new life for the Capitol Christmas Tree

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Frankel: ‘2018 Will Be the Year of the Woman’
Congresswoman says Golden Globes was a preview of what Democratic Women’s Working Group plans this year

Women in Congress fighting to bring attention to sexual harassment got a boost from women in Hollywood at the Golden Globes on Sunday.

“I just texted my girlfriends in Congress, ‘I’m for Oprah!’” Rep. Lois Frankel of Florida, chairwoman of the Democratic Women’s Working Group, said Monday.

Word on the Hill: What’s Buzzing Around the Capitol?
Like, really smart, 'The Post' screening, Mast goes behind the scenes, and culinary Cornyn

We’re all over Capitol Hill and its surrounding haunts looking for good stories. Some of the best are ones we come across while reporting the big stories.

There is life beyond legislating, and this is the place for those stories. We look for them, but we don’t find them all. We want to know what you see, too.

Rep. Elijah Cummings Hospitalized With Infection
Wife of Maryland Democrat suspends gubernatorial campaign

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was hospitalized Friday for a knee infection.

“Congressman Cummings was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital for a bacterial infection in his knee,” the Maryland Democrat’s office said in a statement.