Larry Bucshon

Word on the Hill: Clinton’s Book Tour Hits D.C.
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Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in Washington on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in D.C. tonight for her book tour.

The former secretary of State, senator and first lady is traveling the country to talk about “What Happened,” her account of the 2016 election.

Bucshon Gets Democratic Challenger
William Tanoos said Obamacare, income inequality among his reasons to run against incumbent

Democratic candidate William Tanoos said Indiana Rep. Larry Buchson’s vote to repeal Obamacare was part of his reason to run against him. (William Tanoos for Congress via Facebook)

Disability attorney William Tanoos announced his candidacy Wednesday to challenge Indiana Republican Rep. Larry Bucshon

Tanoos told the Tribune Star of Terre Haute that his desire to challenge the four-term congressman was partially rooted in his work on disability cases and families using the 2010 health care law, which Bucshon voted to repeal.

Word on the Hill: How Is the House of Cards Binge-Watch?
State Department briefing for staffers

Kevin Spacey, left, and Michael Kelly return for season five of Netflix’s “House of Cards.” (Pete Souza/Facebook)

How far have you gotten on the new season of “House of Cards”?

Netflix released the fifth season of its Emmy-nominated Washington scandal show Tuesday. There are 13 new episodes, so get watching to see what Frank and Claire Underwood are plotting this time.

Bipartisan Pressure Mounts on Trump to Stay in Paris Agreement
Schumer: Leaving the deal would be a ‘historic mistake’

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney takes a break during testimony before a House Budget Committee hearing in Longworth Building titled “The President’s FY2018 Budget” on May 24, 2017. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The White House has continued to delay a decision on whether it will stay in the Paris climate agreement, but pressure is mounting on the president from both Republicans and Democrats to keep the U.S. in the deal, albeit for different reasons.

Democrats, like environmental groups, see the accord as crucial in efforts to slow global warming. And while many Republicans despise the deal, they fear leaving it would undermine U.S. global leadership and take away the opportunity to reshape, even weaken the accord.

Photos of the Week: Health Care, Health Care and More Health Care
The week of March 6 on Capitol Hill as captured by Roll Call's photographers

Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., held a presser Thursday on the GOP plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law, complete with a PowerPoint. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Republicans started the week by rolling out their option to repealing and replacing the 2010 health care law on Monday evening. From there, several news conferences held by GOP leaders — and one headlined by Speaker Paul D. Ryan with series of charts — began the sale of the bill to House members. Some conservatives, however, are on not on board with the plan despite it passing two committees. 

Word on the Hill: Hockey Challenge
Maker Caucus events all day

Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen celebrates a goal for Team Lawmakers during the 8th annual Congressional Hockey Challenge last year. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Members and staffers team up to face off against lobbyists tonight at the 9th annual Congressional Hockey Challenge

On the lawmakers’ roster, Reps. Erik Paulsen, R-Minn., Tom Emmer, R-Minn., Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., and John Katko, R-N.Y., will be joined by staffers and three Canadian members of Parliament.

Word on the Hill: How Do You Spell Cloture?
Edison statue, childhood education panel and opioid awards

Virginia Democrats Rep. Don Beyer Jr., left, and Sen. Tim Kaine, right, are reigning champs of the spelling bee. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Three years ago, vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., was on a different kind of big stage.

Kaine was the victor of the 2013 “Politicians vs. Press” Spelling Bee, an honor shared by few others. Last year, fellow Virginia Democrat Don Beyer Jr. took home the gold.