Congressional Affairs

Watch Hoyer Whip, Beto’s Mom’s Photos and Fashionable Interruptions: Congressional Hits and Misses
Week of Sept. 10, 2018

Observances of Rosh Hashanah and fear of inclement weather made for another short week on Capitol Hill, but House members still found time to appear on the Late Show, complain about press events in the Rayburn Room and, in the case of Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, entertain rap-based marketing suggestions to the tune of Silentó’s “Watch Me.”

The Senate Worked Two Whole Days This Week: Congressional Hits and Misses
Week of August 13, 2018

Back in June, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate would be skipping the usual August recess because they have “a lot of important work to do.” By Friday, August 17, the Senate had worked a grand total of three legislative days in the month of August, two of which were this week. Check out the video for some of how they spent that time.

Del. Plaskett Shares Lechon and Other Island Food With D.C. Staff
At the Table, where lawmakers show Roll Call their favorite place for a meal on the Hill 

Mr. Hawkings’ Opus: 5 Reasons Why Congress Is Broken
 

Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings has been covering Congress for three decades, and he’s convinced that the legislative branch is more broken now than at any other point in his career. Here’s why.

Below is a transcript of the video.

Office Space: Doug Collins’ Georgia Chicken Farm
 

Best of Whiteboard: Congressional Factions