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

    Tuesday Dec 23 | 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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  2. Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells Joins Bowser AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | 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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  3. Capitol Hill Commissioner Concerned About 2024 D.C. Olympics BidRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Roll Call

    District of Columbia Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser and representatives from Washington 2024 made their pitch for D.C. to host the 2024 Summer Olympics Tuesday, but one Capitol Hill neighborhood representative is raising concerns about the bid. "D.C. residents should have a say in this because certainly we're going to be paying for it.

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  4. Energy Export Restrictions Keep Production in the Past | CommentaryRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Roll Call

    Over the past several years the United States has achieved an energy turnaround that few experts could have anticipated. Led almost singlehandedly by improvements in shale production, the country has transitioned from a position of foreign dependence to a global energy leader - bolstering American consumers, businesses and manufacturers at every turn.

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  5. Radici Takes Root on Capitol HillRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Roll Call

    Whisked away to Italy by love 18 years ago, Bridget Thibodeau Sasso returned to Washington with a piece of Italy she has now established on Capitol Hill - her Italian market Radici at 303 Seventh St. SE. While on vacation in the Bahamas, Sasso fell in love with an Italian man, whom she corresponded with through letters and eventually married.

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  6. Janie VelenciaRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Roll Call

    Whisked away to Italy by love 18 years ago, Bridget Thibodeau Sasso returned to Washington with a piece of Italy she has now established on Capitol Hill - her Italian market Radici at 303 Seventh St. SE. Andrea Mitchell, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Connie Britton, Gloria Steinem and Sen. Cory Booker.

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  7. National March Against Police Violence to End Near CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Roll Call

    Protesters gather in front of the White House after the announcement there would be no indictment in the shooting of Brown in Ferguson, Mo. The National March Against Police Violence, led by Rev.

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  8. Washington 2024 Olympic Campaign Features Capitol Hill CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Roll Call

    The team behind Washington's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is trying to spin D.C.'s "this town" reputation to its advantage with a new video featuring some of Capitol Hill's most recognizable personalities. Former Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole, R-Kan., and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., both make cameos in the bipartisan promotional campaign that went live Tuesday.

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  9. Nan Natcher Settles Into Post-Hill LifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Roll Call

    This is what Nan Natcher knew about the great-great-uncle who worked for the same place she was going: He didn't miss a vote for more than 40 years. No pressure, then, for the great-great-niece of the late Rep. William H. Natcher, D-Ky., who voted 18,401 straight times in a distinguished career representing Kentucky's 2nd District.

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  10. As D.C. Bids Farewell, a Look Back at Marion Barry's Battles With CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Roll Call

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., was likely the most surprising name in the program at Marion Barry's funeral service on Dec. 6, considering the former District of Columbia mayor's tumultuous relationship with Capitol Hill. "We will all remember him with affection, with respect, and with an amazing sense that here was an American who made a real difference in our national capital," Gingrich said in a video tribute.

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  11. Hill, K Street: Grab a Drink, Get Your Party OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Roll Call

    If you've been stuck in the Capitol cramming on the crominbus and missing the whole holiday mingling circuit, then it's time to grab a drink and get your party on. Some of the hottest December shindigs are still to come, offering a rare respite from the partisan vitriol and legislative gridlock.

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  12. Rahm Emanuel Doesn't Miss WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Roll Call

    CQ Roll Call spotted the Chicago mayor and former chief of staff to President Barack Obama after he cleared security at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Thursday. This reporter wondered aloud to the one-time member of House Democratic leadership if Washington would be less dysfunctional if he was around.

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  13. Incoming Committee Chairmen Talk D.C. OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Roll Call

    When the 114th Congress begins its first session in January, Washington residents will have two new chairmen at the top of committees with jurisdiction over the District. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, won a four-way contest for the Oversight and Government Reform gavel on Nov. 18. Two days later, he met briefly with Del.

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  14. Congressional Baseball Game Scheduled for JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Roll Call

    Rep. Lou Barletta looks into the crowd at the 53rd annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game this year. The mid-summer Capitol Hill classic provides members of Congress the opportunity to transcend partisan and chamber differences in a good-natured but competitive contest.

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  15. Lauten Makes Decisions Based on Fincher's District | Hill ClimberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2013 | Roll Call

    Lauten sees her role as press secretary in Fincher's office to be about making the right choices for the district, she said. Elizabeth Lauten tried on a couple of majors before leaving East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C., with a degree in classics.

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  16. Report Outlines Constituent Meeting Do's and Don'tsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Roll Call

    Constituent participation is the key to scheduling meetings on Capitol Hill, according to a new report from the Congressional Management Foundation. "Our number one factor in scheduling a meeting is if a constituent is in the group," one House scheduler wrote in an anonymous survey by CMF.

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  17. Eisenhower Memorial Plan Still Faces SkepticismRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Roll Call

    Despite rosy projections from Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission staff of breaking ground on a monument to the 34th president in the next calendar year, Capitol Hill's representatives on the commission remain skeptical. "Ultimately, what I think you've got to have is a buy-in from the Eisenhower family," said Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, one of six members of Congress on the bipartisan commission.

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  18. Steve Stockman Takes Aim at D.C. Traffic CamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Roll Call

    Outgoing Rep. Steve Stockman is trying to leave his mark on Washington residents before he heads back to Texas by using his seat in Congress to intervene in local policy on guns and traffic. With a handful of weeks left in his term, the Republican introduced bills to mandate a public firearm range in the District of Columbia and prohibit the city from using automated speed and traffic cameras.

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  19. To Trot or Not to TrotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Roll Call

    Staying put in Washington for the Thanksgiving holiday has its perks. No airport waiting lines.

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  20. Marion Barry, 4-Term Mayor and D.C. Councilmember, Dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Roll Call

    Barry's family did not indicate the cause of his death in a statement released Sunday morning, but said Barry passed away at United Medical Center early Sunday after having previously been hospitalized at Howard University Hospital Saturday. "Marion was not just a colleague but also was a friend with whom I shared many fond moments about governing the city," said Mayor Vincent C. Gray in a statement.

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