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A new COVID-19  testing site, operated by the Maryland National Guard, is set up in the parking lot outside of FedEx Field on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The site will be open three days a week.

COVID-19 fight boosted by Defense Production Act, but how does it work?

Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., is interviewed in his Longworth Building office, March 2, 2017.

Housing insecurity — Lawson’s lived it and wants to give back

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., prepares to introduce Rod Rosenstein, nominee for deputy attorney general, during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Rosenstein and Rachel Brand, nominee for associate attorney general, in Dirksen Building. (By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Coronavirus relief neglects D.C. — Van Hollen says that’s shameful

A man prepares for a swab at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site on Quincy Street in Arlington, Va., on Thursday for residents who have symptoms and an order from a health care provider.

Going viral: How coronavirus swept the United States

Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., walks up the House steps to the Capitol for the final votes before the two-week recess on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

Is the GOP warming to climate action? Trillion trees plan hopes for growth

UNITED STATES - MARCH 4: President Donald Trump makes remarks to the media in the Capitol after attending the Senate Republican Policy luncheon on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and Vice President Mike Pence also appear. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Trump urges calm amid coronavirus concerns

Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., left, talks with Rep. Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the House Appropriations Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Congress lobbying Congress: Member Day explained

Sens. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Time Kaine, D-Va., Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Mark Warner, D-Va., pose with the commissioner's trophy belonging to the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals in Russell Building on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Van Hollen holds the senate resolution congratulating the team on the achievement. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Nats’ World Series trophy gets its day on Capitol Hill

The Capitol dome reflects in a car window on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Gas taxes: Could a tax-by-mile system go from zero to 50?

“Big tobacco has become totally irresponsible in running ads in trying to get kids hooked on tobacco, primarily vaping through flavors, and we have to do something about it,” said Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., who sponsored the bill.

House Democrats look to vaporize tobacco’s influence over youth

Protesters hold signs at a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after their ruling on the census was handed down on Thursday, June 27, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

How the military could tip the census scales, explained

Roger Stone leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse in Washington after being sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison.

“Lock him up!” Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Are people in D.C. "real" ? We asked some of them.

How statehood is granted to U.S. territories, explained

Sen. Roy Blunt talks with reporters as he makes his way to the Senate floor for the continuation of the Senate Impeachment Trail of President Donald Trump on Jan. 31, 2020. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Reporter’s Notebook: What the cameras weren’t watching

Acting OMB Director Russ Vought watches as copies of President Donald Trump’s budget for Fiscal Year 2021 are prepared for distribution at the Government Publishing Office on Thursday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Start the presses! GPO prints the president’s budget

People talk before the start of a Democratic satellite caucus at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Hall on Monday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Far from home: Iowans caucus in DC

A staffer carries multiple binders as he walks through the Senate Reception Room before the continuation of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Cost: How much is impeachment?

Sarah Hurtt, a bookbinder with the Government Publishing Office, demonstrates the marbling process used to trim the edges of books published by the GPO on Wednesday. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call) 

Publishing is an art at the Government Publishing Office

Basketball icon Kobe Bryant was remembered Monday as the Senate convened as a court of impeachment. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Impeachment continues. But first, a Kobe Bryant prayer

Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., departs from a news conference Tuesday. On Monday Durbin and other Democrats held a press conference to advocate for the NO BAN Act. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Personal stories on display on anniversary of ‘Muslim travel ban’

Five state attorneys general and Rep. Mark Meadows addressed the press Wednesday, urging the Senate to acquit President Donald Trump. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)

Impeachment an ‘erosion of rule of law,’ claim state attorneys general

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner R-Wis., and Bill McCollum, R-Fla., talk with reporters near Statuary Hall at the end of the first full day of the 1999 impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton. (Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Managing impeachment: Sensenbrenner’s seen it before

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Dec. 4, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Forget impeachment, Sensenbrenner’s got something else on his mind

A protester dressed as President Donald Trump participates in the No War With Iran rally outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Authorizing conflict: AUMF and Congress explained

Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., does a TV news interview in Statuary Hall as the House takes up articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) 

Relive impeachment week from behind the scenes on Capitol Hill

Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., tried to spread awareness about the strain her district and others' feel from the SALT deduction cap. A poster she displayed on the House floor during her 12 Days of SALT campaign sits outside her office door. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)

‘Tis the season to be SALT-y: Explaining the SALT deduction cap

Voters fill out ballots in Virginia on election day in 2018. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Don’t know which candidate is stronger? We have a metric for that

Views of the Capitol Dome (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The new way prosecutors are using an old act

Police outside of the Supreme Court on Nov. 12, the day justices heard arguments on the Trump administration's decision to end the DACA program. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

How we got here: Hoyer discusses DACA’s path to the Supreme Court

Members of National Nurses United union wave signs during a “Medicare for All” rally in front of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in Washington in April. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Health care workers could deny abortions under this Trump administration rule

Roll Call reporter Kathryn Lyons interviews Lola, a therapy dog, during an event run by Pet Partners and the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council to help provide staffers stress relief. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Woof, impeachment hearings are stressful. We have a solution

Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., waits for the start of the House Standards of Official Conduct hearing on what sanctions should be brought against him. He was found guilty on multiple counts of ethics violations by a House ethics subcommittee. (Scott J. Ferrell/CQ Roll Call file photo)

If members can’t be impeached, how are they disciplined?

Utah Sen. Mike Lee suggested the Senate may need monthly hearings on FISA authorities. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Privacy, one roadblock to government funding

Sen. Thom Tillis pets a dog in a baby shark costume during his Bipawtisan Dog Costume Parade in the Hart Senate Office Building on Oct. 31, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Who let the dogs out? Tillis organizes Halloween dog parade

Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of Boeing, arrives to testify before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing in Hart Building on aviation safety and the future of the Boeing 737 MAX on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Boeing CEO grilled over 737 crashes

The flag-draped casket of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings is carried by members of an honor guard up the steps of the Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Cummings lies in state as public honors his service

Heard on the Hill hands out samples of pumpkin spice lattes to members after votes. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)

Does your member of Congress like pumpkin spice lattes?

The Stanley Cup is taken out of its case before being put on display in the Rayburn Office Building on Wednesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

St. Louis rejoice! The Lord Stanley’s Cup arrives at the Capitol

A sign welcomes visitors to the front steps of the Supreme Court in Washington. The Court will hear arguments on LGBTQ workers' rights, Oct. 8, 2019 (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)

Are LGBTQ workers protected by the Civil Rights Act? Supreme Court will decide

A section of the border wall stretches through the Rio Grande Valley sector of the Texas border on Aug. 20, 2019. (Jinitzail Hernández/CQ Roll Call)

5 border misconceptions blurring the immigration debate

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a meeting with the House Democratic Caucus about an impeachment inquiry of President Trump in the Capitol on Tuesday, September 24 2019. (Tom William/CQ Roll Call)

House Democrats launch impeachment inquiry; how would impeachment work?

Climate activists calling the action “Shut Down D.C.” blocked intersections throughout the city to draw attention to climate change. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Climate change activists take to the streets to demand action

Swedish youth climate activist Greta Thunberg, center right, sits with other youth climate activists at a press conference to discuss climate change in Washington on Tuesday September 17, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Youth climate activists on climate change: Listen to the scientists

Corey Lewandowski, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, rebuffed Democrats’ questions at a House Judiciary Committee hearing. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Corey Lewandowski sounds like a Senate candidate

Mayor Muriel Bowser, rides a bus to a rally on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, with 51 military veterans ahead of this week’s House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on a bill that would make D.C. the 51st state, on Monday, September 16, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Bowser and Norton hope 2019 is the year for D.C. statehood

Organizers from Zero Hour, Fridays for Future DC, Youth Climate Strike DC and other environmental groups rally at the Ellipse on Friday. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)

Youth climate strike draws crowd in Trump’s backyard

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts a news conference in the Capitol to call on the Senate to vote on the Bipartisan Background Checks Act on Monday, September 9, 2019. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Pelosi doesn’t want to answer your impeachment questions

Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., left, and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., along with members of the House Freedom Caucus hold a news conference on Affordable Care Act replacement legislation on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Mark Sanford is running for president, here are some congressional basics

Brandon Gaynor, owner of Eat Brgz, plates a burger for CQ Roll Call's Heard on the Hill Reporter, Kathryn Lyons. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)

Have it your way: Eat Brgz makes patties personal

A series of demonstrations organized by the Center for Popular Democracy centered around immigration, workers' rights, universal health care and notably affordable housing led activists to some Republican members' offices to issue ‘eviction’ notices. The demonstration is part of the launch of the Home to Thrive Campaign to fight what they say is a national housing crisis. (Nathan Ouellette/CQ Roll Call)

Welcome back Congress: Protesters swarm House offices