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  1. Cochran Staffer Confesses to Sex-for-Drugs Scheme, Feds SayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Agents from Homeland Security Investigations raided the Northwest Washington home of a Senate staffer at approximately 6 a.m. Thursday morning, in a drug bust prompted by Customs and Border Protection officers in Ohio, who intercepted a 1.1-kilogram package of gamma-Butyrolactone, or GBL, bound for D.C. Fred W. Pagan, who has worked for Sen. Thad Cochran , R-Miss., since October 2000, allegedly confessed to ordering the GBL, a Schedule 1 controlled drug, from a business in China, and admitted he knew it was illegal. According to court documents filed in U.S. District Court, Pagan also admitted he had received three prior shipments of the drug.

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  2. Is God Angry With Capitol Police?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Roll Call

    Monday night's storm carried torrential rain, cannon shots of thunder and quarter-sized hail through the Washington metro area. A 14-second video captured as the storm trekked across Capitol Hill shows a crack of lightning fracturing the sky and electrifying a security kiosk near the south door of the building.

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  3. Invest in Our Transportation Network to Drive the Economy Forward | CommentaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Roll Call

    Investing in transportation creates jobs for those hardworking Americans who build the infrastructure we rely on to live productive, fulfilling lives. These jobs are opportunities for thousands of American workers to earn a paycheck, gain skills and advance their careers in a challenging and rewarding field.

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  4. Top C rdenas Staffer Subpoenaed; FBI May Be InvestigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Roll Call

    The district director for sophomore Democratic Rep. Tony CA rdenas notified the House Thursday that she's been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury conducting an investigation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Gabriela Marquez, who heads operations in the Los Angeles congressman's Panorama City office, issued the formal notice in accordance with House rules.

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  5. 'Nice Guy' Crowley Eyes Bigger Role in Democratic CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Roll Call

    New York's Crowley is eyeing a bigger role in the Democratic House Caucus. Ask Washington lawmakers what they think of Rep. Joseph Crowley and they'll use words such as "funny," "kind," "helpful," "good listener" and "loyal colleague."

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  6. Versatile Toques Aim to Tantalize Seafood FansRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Roll Call

    Profish has reeled in a who's who of award-winning local chefs for its fourth annual "Charity Off the Hook" event, a gourmet dine-around designed to net much needed funds for food- and education-related charitable organizations. This year's tasting bonanza is scheduled to take place on April 22 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Tony and Joe's Seafood Place .

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  7. Filmfest DC Returns 'Leaner and Meaner'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Roll Call

    Filmfest DC, the home-grown international movie festival entering its 29th year, kicks off its 11-day slate on Thursday. It almost didn't happen.

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  8. And the Morris Dancers Pressed On ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Roll Call

    Accordion music drifted over the reflecting pool as police wrapped up their press conference about the horrific shooting hours earlier on the West Front of the Capitol. Washington, D.C.'s Morris Dance Cherry Blossom Day of Dance would not be denied.

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  9. Capitol Police Chief Submits Resignation LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Roll Call

    U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine has submitted a letter of resignation to the Capitol Police Board, multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation have confirmed to CQ Roll Call. It is not currently known whether the letter has or will be accepted by the three-member board, made up of the House and Senate sergeants-at-arms and the Architect of the Capitol.

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  10. Cherry Blossom Run Packet Pickup in CVCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Roll Call

    Are you participating in the annual Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run on April 12? A reminder those competing in the event's Capitol Hill Competition can pick up their race packets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Capitol Visitor Center's HVC-215. The District of Columbia is a cultural capital where you can you get your kicks from movies projected on the National Mall, lectures on vermouth or Russian avant-garde art.

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  11. Simone PatheRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Roll Call

    Simone Pathe covers congressional campaigns at Roll Call. She joined the team in April 2015.

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  12. Selling Out at the Tune InnRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Roll Call

    The Nationals lost to the New York Mets, 3-1. The District of Columbia is a cultural capital where you can you get your kicks from movies projected on the National Mall, lectures on vermouth or Russian avant-garde art.

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  13. Opening Day Wasn't Always a Given in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Roll Call

    It's opening day for Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals are the odds-on favorite to win the 2015 World Series. It wasn't always like this.

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  14. 'Team 26' Demands Congress Address Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Roll Call

    On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, 26 bikers in green jerseys turned off of First Street and headed straight toward the Capitol Dome. "Team 26" arrived in the District of Columbia after a four-day, 400-mile journey from Newtown, Conn., as part of the third annual Sandy Hook Ride On Washington to honor victims of gun violence and call on Congress to act.

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  15. West End Cinema Leaves 'Em LaughingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Roll Call

    "I'm just dumb enough and romantic enough to be glad I did this," Levin said of his venture in cultural programming in the nation's capital. Levin's quest started when he opened the West End in October 2010.

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  16. West End Cinema Preps Its Own Last Picture ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Roll Call

    Alas, it's not just a flesh wound. This weekend is it for the West End Cinema in Foggy Bottom, and owner Josh Levin is going out like a true cinephile.

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  17. Police Want to Curtail Capitol Fourth of July FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Roll Call

    Staffing the July Fourth and Memorial Day concerts, including rehearsals and setup, cost Capitol Police more than $735,000 in overtime during 2014. And the board - consisting of Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Frank J. Larkin, House Sergeant-at-Arms Paul D. Irving, Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine and Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers - recommends restricting access to the most coveted seating for the annual fireworks display.

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  18. Rachel OswaldRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Roll Call

    Sen. Mark S. Kirk said Tuesday he would introduce an amendment to the budget resolution recommending new sanctions on Iran if no nuclear deal is reached. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that legislation giving lawmakers final approval of any nuclear agreement reached with Iran would be considered on the floor next week.

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  19. Authorities to Transfer Jesse Jackson Jr. to D.C. Halfway HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Roll Call

    Jackson will be monitored, placed under curfew and forced to look for a job at the halfway house. Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is expected to return to Washington this week, nearly 17 months after the Illinois Democrat entered the federal prison system to begin a 30-month sentence for defrauding his campaign.

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  20. Catholic Leaders Backing Cruz's D.C. ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Roll Call

    Influential Catholic leaders sent a letter to senators Friday urging them to support Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and James Lankford of Oklahoma's effort to block two D.C. bills. This week Cruz introduced two joint resolutions of disapproval , with Lankford as a co-sponsor, aimed at striking down the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act and the Human Rights Amendment Act, which the D.C. government approved in January.

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