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The History of the Congressional Baseball Game, 108 Years In

Calling All Runners: the Capitol Hill Competition Is Around the Corner

The Capitol Hill Competition, part of the Cherry Blossom run, is April 3. (Photo By Douglas Graham/Roll Call File Photo)

With fewer than two months until the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run, staffers are reminded to start training.  

Within that race is the Capitol Hill Competition, which involves Capitol Hill staffers forming teams to participate for the coveted Capitol Hill Cup. The competition’s kickoff event is on Wednesday in the Rayburn House Office Building's foyer at noon.  

Doughnuts, Ice Cream Temporarily Displace Longworth Seating

Changes are coming to Longworth's food offerings. (CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Good luck trying to get a seat in the Longworth overflow seating area for the next few months.

Schock Recounts Office Redecorating Timeline

Schock dings the Chicago Tribune on social media. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Former Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., has some words to say about the press Monday morning.  

A Dec. 31 Chicago Tribune article  reported that Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., has redecorated Schock’s old office, which became infamous for its "Downtown Abbey" décor. A fellow Tribune reporter tweeted the story out on Jan. 2 and Schock just responded.

Using Rachmaninoff to Send a Message

Royce advocated for a no-fly zone at a Thursday event to bring awareness to the Syrian refugees in Turkey. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Like many teenage boys, Tambi Cimuk visited the Lincoln Memorial and the White House on his first visit to Washington. Unlike most teenagers, he also played Rachmaninoff in the Rayburn Foyer.  

“Oh my God, yeah, he is very unbelievable," Cimuk said when asked if Rachmaninoff is his favorite composer. "Russian music is special, it’s very powerful."