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  1. Officer Morale a Hot Topic for Capitol Police at Appropriations HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Roll Call

    Wasserman Schultz worries low morale among Capitol Police could distract from protecting the complex. Low morale among Capitol Police was a hot topic for law enforcement officials on Wednesday during a series of panels convened by the House lawmakers who set the department's budget.

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  2. K Street Donors Make Early White House Picks | K Street FilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Roll Call

    They're not billionaire industrialists poised to bankroll millions in the 2016 campaign, but K Street still matters to the crop of aspiring presidential candidates. Cash isn't all they have to give.

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  3. Congressional Grump Blamed for Nixing Hillside SleddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Roll Call

    Capitol Police dashed the weekend fun being had by neighborhood youngsters because one congressional leader appears to be a stickler for decorum. Following the second wave of white stuff dumped on Washington, D.C., in just a few days, an HOH tipster said sled-toting families on Feb. 21 braved the frigid temperatures for a chance to feel the sting of kicked-up slush and whipping winds while zooming down the West Front of the Capitol.

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  4. Staffers Get to Know 'the Real Washington'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Roll Call

    Hundreds of staffers crowded into the Cannon caucus room Wednesday afternoon to learn about what the District of Columbia has to offer outside of Capitol Hill - and to fill their "D.C. Stuff" bags with some capital swag. Staffers perused the 72 tables advertising local restaurants, hotels, attractions and services as part of D.C. Del.

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  5. A Pair of Opposites Kept the Heat OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Roll Call

    Between 2008 and 2012, Michigan Democrat Carl Levin and Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn worked collaboratively as the leaders of the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, despite Levin's praise for government's regulatory role and Coburn, nicknamed 'Dr. No,' leaning so far to the right as to be libertarian. Now that both have left Capitol Hill, they still share common ground on one point: Congress doesn't do nearly a good enough job in its oversight and investigative role, overall.

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  6. Sonoma, Beuchert's Team Up to Trick Out Stanton & GreeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Roll Call

    Artisan spirits and historic accents make up the foundation of the collaborative hospitality project slowly taking shape behind the soon-to-be reopened doors at 319 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Stanton & Greene, the three-story, 180-seat restaurant expected to replace the Pour House/Top of the Hill construct that shuttered last April, is an experiment in upscale boozing.

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  7. Congress Extends NFL Season, at Least in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Roll Call

    Congress has once again jumped into the National Football League controversy over the Washington Redskins' team name, with one member introducing a bill to formally declare the name a derogatory term that cannot be trademarked, and other members questioning why the league should continue as a non-profit, tax-exempt institution. Rep. Michael M. Honda, D-Calif., introduced The Non-Disparagement of Native American Persons or Peoples in Trademark Registration Act on Feb. 3. And according to Honda's office, the bill already has 26 co-sponsors, all Democrats.

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  8. A Campaign Finance-Minded Don Quixote of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Roll Call

    Ask Rep. Ted Deutch about the fresh kiwi-hued paint job in his Rayburn office, and the Florida Democrat has a schtick: "Green, like the money we want to get out of politics." Deutch is taking a month long timeout from fundraising, putting the permanent campaign on hold when he is in Washington and Congress is in session.

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  9. HOH: Novelty Bourbon Delivery an Uncompromising SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Roll Call

    Lawmakers from across the Capitol poured into the Willard Hotel Tuesday to honor the unique flavor bourbon has contributed to Congress. The feel-good presser was the brainchild of the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship and the Kentucky Distillers' Association; the former provided historical context while the latter kept the predominantly Southern crowd in good spirits.

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  10. 'Downton Office' Not First Ethics Flap for SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Roll Call

    Rep. Aaron Schock's, R-Ill., recent flap about his "Downton Abbey"-inspired office decor is not his first run-in with ethics watchdogs. The House Ethics Committee still has a referral into Schock's actions from March 2012.

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  11. Flashback Friday: Covering Congress, 40 Years AgoRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Roll Call

    Those were the ingredients in the delectable mix that was the House Radio-Television Correspondents' Gallery in the mid 1970s. It featured radio and television reporters in search of sound bites.

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  12. Kojo, Will and Roll Call on the HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Roll Call

    The Folger will host Kojo at the Capitol: In Partnership with Roll Call, WAMU's Metro Connection, and the Folger Shakespeare Library. Kojo, who once upon a time covered Capitol Hill for WHUR , will helm Kojo at the Capitol: In Partnership with Roll Call, WAMU's Metro Connection, and the Folger Shakespeare Library, amid the Folger's dark woods, thousands of manuscripts and vivid oil paintings and stained glass.

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  13. Jim Moran Doesn't Miss CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Roll Call

    The Northern Virginia Democrat's last day in Congress was Jan. 3. He begins his new gig, as a senior legislative adviser with McDermott Will & Emery's Government Strategies Practice Group on Monday, as first reported by the National Law Journal. In an interview, Moran said he was looking for a post-congressional position that would let him continue working in the areas he cares about most, such as environmental issues and sustainable energy, would "pay reasonably well" and also provide an opportunity to work with people he likes and respects.

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  14. U.S. Conference of Mayors Moving Past Congressional GridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Roll Call

    Bowser, left, was among the mayors discussing policy at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. Mayors from across the nation have a message for Congress: Gridlock means mayors have had to pick up the slack.

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  15. Mucca Pazza's Friday Junkanoo at 3 Stars BrewingRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Roll Call

    Those needing to express a little Thank-God-It's-Friday could do worse than to head to 3 Stars Brewing for a live performance by Mucca Pazza, a 30-piece rock marching band that goes pretty well with some beer. The in-house second line gets under way at 8 p.m. Friday night at the brewery at 6400 Chillum Place NW.

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  16. Ethics Complaint Filed Against Gohmert Over Spending Campaign Cash on TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Roll Call

    The most quotable member of Congress may have violated House ethics rules by using campaign cash to cover travel expenses for speaking engagements in England, a liberal watchdog group alleged Thursday. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics against Rep. Louie Gohmert, asking for an investigation into the Texas Republican's use of more than $6,000 in campaign funds to for a late November trip CREW believes was not for campaign or political purposes.

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  17. Chilling Out Is What It's All About at the Dolcezza FactoryRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Roll Call

    The little, local gelato maker that could has come a long way from solely dishing scoops of handmade refreshment to college kids and thrusting samples in the faces of those perusing different stalls at the farmers market. The decade-long trek to the top of the frozen dessert heap in D.C. has culminated in the development of the bright, welcoming Dolcezza Factory at 550 Penn St. NE that took up residence in the shadow of next-gen shopping hub Union Market last winter.

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  18. Capitol Police Ordered Not to Arrest Driver in SOTU Car ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Roll Call

    U.S. Capitol Police patrol the East Plaza of the Capitol in a snow shower in Washington. The man who engaged police in a high-speed Capitol Hill car chase as the president delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night was allowed to drive away from the scene after being briefly detained in handcuffs, CQ Roll Call has learned.

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  19. 10 Rules for Success on Capitol Hill | CommentaryRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Roll Call

    Here's some nonpartisan advice for newly elected members of the House and Senate about how to be a successful legislator. 1. Assume nothing! Many missteps occur because novices 'assume' Congress works like things do back home.

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  20. Best Fly-In Ever: How to Make the Most of Your D.C. VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Roll Call

    Taking your legislative team to Washington? Here's how to make the most of your visit to Congress. Washington would be a less exciting place without its out-of-town visitors.

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