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What to do in D.C. the week of Sept. 23-30

Pizza? Just wait for this week's Pizza FESTIVAL. (Maureen Keating/CQ Roll Call file photo)

“Heard it from a friend” that blast from the past is taking the stage Tuesday night at Warner Theater. If you’re feeling nostalgic, and looking for a good time, hop on board the REO Speedwagon. Show starts at 8 p.m.

But you know what doesn’t? Seeing Lizzo on Wednesday night at The Anthem. Show starts at 8 p.m.

Rolling Thunder gets new life, new focus, new name
Advocacy group AMVETS says it will also address veterans suicide as well as POW/MIA awareness to 33rd annual Memorial Day ride

A motorcyclist rides in the 32nd Rolling Thunder in Washington in May. Previous organizers said in December that the 2019 ride would be the last. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The annual military veterans motorcycle run from the Pentagon parking lot to the Vietnam Memorial on the National Mall will continue next Memorial Day weekend under the leadership of a different veterans organization.

Military veterans advocacy group American Veterans (AMVETS) has taken the torch of organizing the motorcycle rally after Rolling Thunder, a group that honors prisoners of war and missing in action service members, decided last year that it would no longer sponsor the event after 32 years.

Rep. Wexton joins protest outside NRA headquarters in Virginia
Democrats rail against Trump, gun lobby in wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton

Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton joined protesters outside the National Rifle Association headquarters on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Rep. Jennifer Wexton joined hundreds of protesters Monday at a vigil outside the National Rifle Association headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, to call for more restrictive gun laws and memorialize the victims of two mass shootings over the weekend.

“I’m not supposed to be political … but it’s hard because — is it political to say that I’m tired of coming to this building and the only thing that’s changed is that the body count has gone up?” the freshman Democrat from Northern Virginia asked the crowd.

Trump touts American exceptionalism in July Fourth speech on National Mall
Divisions in crowd evident at ‘Salute to America’

A flag and cap wave above the crowd watching President Donald Trump’s “Salute to America” celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Swarms of people from across the country, some drawn by the allure of spectacular fireworks and others by President Donald Trump and his “Salute to America,” converged on the National Mall on Thursday to celebrate Independence Day.

“Make America Great Again” hats mixed with “Trump Baby” balloons and signs calling for impeachment as waves of tourists endured high temperatures and intermittent thunderstorms.

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Freshman lashes out after House ethics rules bar promoting bone marrow drive
Rep. Katie Porter says rules favor lobbyists and interests over ‘ordinary people’

Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., is frustrated that House ethics rules prohibit her from promoting bone marrow donor drives that could save a constituent's life. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

When a seriously ill constituent asked if Rep. Katie Porter could raise awareness of potentially life-saving bone marrow drives in her Southern California district this month, a simple constituent service turned into a sticky House ethics issue.

Now Porter is questioning whether rules designed to prevent misuse of taxpayer dollars need to be reviewed.

Marijuana legalization goes mainstream with first-ever forum in Capitol complex
Event highlights growing bipartisan support for banking, farming, medical and social justice bills

Rep. David Joyce, R-Ohio, is the co-sponsor of a bill that would allow states to craft their own cannabis policies. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The cannabis industry investors, business owners and legalization advocates had met before to discuss the legal and regulatory headaches of operating in a world that’s licensed and regulated by states but illegal under federal law.

But what made those at Tuesday’s gathering describe it as a public relations milestone was the location: inside the Capitol complex.

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