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Christopher Nolan speaks during a screening of “Oppenheimer” on July 17 in New York City.

‘Oppenheimer’ sparks nuclear debate. Will Congress join in?

Republicans celebrate their win during last year’s Congressional Baseball Game. This year, “nonviolent” demonstrators have vowed to disrupt the game.

Climate protesters will risk arrest at Congressional Baseball Game

Beach reads: These books breeze through old ideas about Washington, D.C. (Composition by Chris Hale)

Can’t get enough of political Washington? Here’s your summer reading list

Emmanuel Sanford-Durant grew up seeing the Capitol Dome from his backyard, but it still felt worlds away.

Walking ‘17 Blocks’ was ‘like crossing a force field’

Visitors gather at the Capitol Christmas tree at sunset on Dec. 3.

The 12 days of Congress’ clichés

Voters wait in line in Atlanta to vote in Georgia's primary.

Long lines at the polling place? This group sends pizza

John Bolton, then national security adviser, listens to President Donald Trump in 2019. Fast forward a year, and his book release is right on track.

John Bolton fatigue sets in, just as bookstores reopen

Politicians like to quote snippets from the speeches and writings of Martin Luther King Jr., but on Tuesday they’ll read out his entire “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

King’s sharp rebuke of moderates will resound through the Senate

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference on April 30.

A definitive guide to mask fashion on Capitol Hill

Ducklings leap into the Capitol Reflecting Pool on Monday, among four broods spotted there so far this season.

Roof rescue: Ducklings go from stuck at the library to swimming in the pool

The American flag is seen flown at half mast at the White House on the 17th anniversary of 9/11 Tuesday Sept. 11, 2018. (Photo By Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)

White House Correspondents’ Dinner rescheduled, will cap off convention season

Congressman dons coffee filter mask for ‘strange and surreal’ House session

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has written poems before, and this time he addressed the coronavirus.

Sen. Cory Booker wrote a coronavirus poem

New York Giants’ third baseman Bobby Thomson on Oct. 3, 1951 after his homer that gave his team a victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers and the National League pennant.
The radio broadcast of this famous moment sports history is among this year’s additions to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.

Wallowing in old games on opening day? Here’s an ‘aural treasure’

A man wears a face mask while waiting for a takeout order at Kelly’s Irish Times on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.

Happy hour is canceled for Congress. Here’s how pubs are coping

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., was among those set to attend the Gridiron Club Dinner.

Gridiron Dinner canceled over coronavirus concerns in D.C.

“Say it with flowers” can be complicated when even colors are partisan. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Sometimes a red rose is just a red rose, even on Capitol Hill

This is what an impeachment trial looks like. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

This is what a giant pile of impeachment candy looks like

Capitol workers wind the Ohio Clock in the Ohio Clock Corridor in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

What to watch during impeachment: Napping senators

She’s running, maybe. Cardi B performs in New York in November. (Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

We don’t have a Cardi B election race rating yet

George Papadopoulos is a big fan of LinkedIn. (Noam Galai/Getty Images file photo)

The Papadopoulos Tapes: Long live LinkedIn!

Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., talks strategy with Olympic gold medalist Kim Rhode during the 2005 Congressional Shoot-Out in Maryland. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

He wrote the background check bill. He also shoots a mean pigeon

Bill Snape dons his Frostpaw outfit in Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic convention. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Frostpaw still can’t bear climate change

Ruth Gresser, right, is bringing back her pizza promotion celebrating women who lead. (Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call)

It’s still the year of the woman, if this pizza chef has her way