Heard on the Hill

Rep. Steve Scalise and Roommates Pitch Cooking Show on Twitter
Louisiana Republican will lose his sous chef come January

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks during the press conference following the House Republican Conference meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A set of four Republican roommates channeled Julia Child over the weekend with a butter-slathered cooking video.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana shares a house in Washington with lawmaking colleagues Kevin Brady, Erik Paulsen and John Shimkus. Together they cooked up a cajun feast of blackened redfish, jambalaya and gumbo, with mashed sweet potato casserole on the side.

Free, Quick and Convenient: Flu Shots at the Capitol
Office of the Attending Physician administers vaccines throughout the campus

Free flu shots for all congressional ID holders are available from the Office of the Attending Physician. Above, Kentucky Rep. Brett Guthrie gets his flu vaccination during a health fair in the Rayburn Building in September 2014. (Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call file photo)

Election Day is just around the corner, but flu season is already here. Anyone with a congressional ID can get a free flu shot — and mostly without a wait — right in the Capitol.

The Office of the Attending Physician administers flu shots at 10 locations across the Capitol complex each fall. The internal website for the OAP showed that all locations still had the vaccine in stock as of Thursday, but staffers told Roll Call they have been encouraged to get theirs soon because the OAP has limited supplies of the immunization. 

Murphy's Frequent Runs Through the Mall Help Her De-Stress
 

Scalise Attends Congressional Football Game
 

Working Out with Rep. Scott Taylor, Former Navy SEAL

McCain, Kerry Walk Red Carpet at Vietnam Documentary Screening

At the Table: Philly Rep. Dwight Evans Talks Healthy Eating at Vegan Joint in D.C.

D.C. Dons Eclipse Glasses, Looks Skyward
 

Roll Call went people-watching for Monday’s solar eclipse, as hundreds of staffers, photographers and tourists took to the Capitol lawn and the National Mall to don their eclipse-viewing glasses and catch a glimpse at this rare astronomical event.

 Carper Flies Drone, Rides a Quadski at August Recess Lab Visit