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

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  2. Mucca Pazza's Friday Junkanoo at 3 Stars BrewingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  3. Ethics Complaint Filed Against Gohmert Over Spending Campaign Cash on TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  4. Chilling Out Is What It's All About at the Dolcezza FactoryRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  5. Capitol Police Ordered Not to Arrest Driver in SOTU Car ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  6. 10 Rules for Success on Capitol Hill | CommentaryRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  7. Best Fly-In Ever: How to Make the Most of Your D.C. VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  8. Obama's State of the Union Speech Text as Prepared for DeliveryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Roll Call

    The White House has released the 2015 State of the Union speech text as prepared for delivery, exceeding 6,700 words. There is a ritual on State of the Union night in Washington.

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  9. Congressional Black Caucus Sees Leverage in Steve Scalise ProtestsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Roll Call

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus see opportunity in the scandal that inspired a heart-shaped "KKK + GOP" sign outside a recent Capitol Hill Club fundraiser for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Revelations that the Louisiana Republican rejected a 1996 resolution in apologizing for slavery - six years before his 2002 address at a meeting of white supremacists - "disgusted" CBC Chairman G.K. Butterfield, but the North Carolina Democrat says he doesn't want to dwell on it.

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  10. Congressional Action in the Fight Against Superbugs | CommentaryRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Roll Call

    If the members of the new Congress are looking for ways to show the world they can take action and get things done, I have a suggestion. How about a bipartisan piece of legislation that has the potential to help save injured troops and strengthen public health in the United States and across the globe? Today, two senators, Orrin G. Hatch , R-Utah, and Michael Bennet , D-Colo., introduced a bipartisan bill to encourage the development of badly-needed antibiotics.

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  11. Resolve to Feast the Rest of JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Roll Call

    We're now a few weeks into the New Year. So we'll go ahead and assume any nonsensical diet plans or ill-conceived commitments to calorie counting have been wisely tossed aside.

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  12. How to Ace the Business LunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Roll Call

    Maria Trabocchi, co-owner of Fiola, provides insight on how to ace the business lunch. Forget the sunrise diner special, or candlelit, white-tablecloth dinners.

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  13. DC Government: OPM Trumps Local Law on Congressional Health CareRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Roll Call

    In an ongoing lawsuit challenging congressional health care enrollment, the D.C. government acknowledged that local law does not recognize Congress as a small business - which is seemingly necessary for it to have employees enroll in the small-business exchange. But, officials argued that federal regulations trump the local law, allowing enrollment to continue.

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  14. D.C. Loses 2024 Olympics BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Roll Call

    Bowser said the failed 2024 DC Olympics bid could help make the case for infrastructure investments. Washington, D.C. has lost its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, with the U.S. Olympic Committee instead announcing Thursday evening that it has selected Boston.

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  15. Ahead of D.C. Marijuana Legalization Standoff, Group Calls Out CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Roll Call

    As Washington, D.C. leaders gear up for a legal fight over marijuana legalization, one advocacy group is calling out members of Congress from both parties for not protecting the will of District voters. DC Vote, a group advocating for District autonomy, launched a digital project Wednesday called "30 Days of Disapproval."

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  16. HOH: Roskams Welcome 114th Congress With Vivid VistasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Roll Call

    Rep. Peter Roskam, and his artist wife, Elizabeth, have once again teamed up to create one of the most colorful time keepers on Capitol Hill: the family's homespun calendar. This marks the second time the Illinois Republican has collaborated with his visually inclined spouse on such a project, the original having popped up around the holidays in late 2013.

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  17. 'The Interview' Playing at a D.C. Theater Near YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Roll Call

    Rogen, seen here in February with Lauren Miller, is no stranger to Capitol Hill. Will his movie screen here soon? For those inclined to see "The Interview" on the big screen instead of video on demand or online, two theaters in Washington, D.C., are screening the Seth Rogen-James Franco-faux assassination of Kim Jong Un movie, differentiating themselves from what one outlet has pegged Hollywood's Wussiest Moment of 2014.

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  18. K Street Files: Steve McBee on Leaving His ShopRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Roll Call

    So perhaps it should not have come as a shock when the 46-year-old founder of McBee Strategic took a most unconventional career path, ditching his business to become CEO of NRG Home, a $6 billion energy concern with 5,000 employees. The move threw his 55 McBee employees into chaos and uncertainty.

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  19. Does Steve Stockman Case Argue Merits of Subpoena Power for Ethics Office?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Roll Call

    For evidence of how the Office of Congressional Ethics could use subpoena power, look at its investigation of Rep. Steve Stockman. The Texas Republican drew the office's attention in October 2013 for campaign contributions made to his group, Friends of Congressman Steve Stockman.

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  20. Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells Joins Bowser AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Roll Call

    District of Columbia Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser announced Friday that outgoing Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells will join her administration as the director of the District Department of the Environment. "Making D.C. a cleaner, more environmentally friendly city isn't just a health issue - it's an economic issue," Wells said in a statement.

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