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Heard on the Hill This Week: Bar Hopping on Debate Night
 

While voters throughout nation gathered around TVs for the third and final showdown between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Roll Call's Heard on the Hill reporter Alex Gangitano went bar hopping to Capitol Hill's debate watch parties. These included a basement bar serving Trump-inspired cocktails and a Hill favorite with Clinton and Trump impersonators.

Also, straight from Nevada, senior Senate reporter Niels Lesniewski shares Minority Leader Harry Reid's advice for the Washington Nationals at the end of their season.

A Sprinkling of SOTU Watch Parties

Where to socialize through Obama's last State of the Union (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo).

Washington comes out for the State of the Union, and HOH has compiled some of the better-sounding watch parties for those who like to talk back to the screen. Washington Examiner SOTU Bingo Where : 201 Bar, 201 Massachusetts Ave. NE When : 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Host : Washington Examiner Perks : “Your first drink is on us and we'll have many prizes for SOTU BINGO winners and runners-up. This is one political contest where there are no losers,” organizers brag.  

#SOTUPROGRESSPARTY: Mixer & President Obama's FINAL State of the Union Address Where : Local Sixteen, 1602 U St. NW When : 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Host : Network for Progress Perks : Pay $5 cover online for drink ticket, food and one raffle ticket or pay $10 cover at the door for drink ticket, food and two raffle tickets.