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Shutdown Hooey, Buying a Car and the Musical Stylings of Sen. Orrin G. Hatch: Congressional Hits and Misses
Week of Jan. 22, 2018 (plus shutdown weekend of Jan. 20 and 21)

Watch Joe Barton Learn Louise Slaughter Wasn’t Born in Texas
 

After announcing to the House Rules Committee Tuesday night that his colleague Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (who represents New York) was born in El Paso, Texas, Rep. Joe L. Barton was in for a surprise when he learned where she actually hails from.

Primary Primer: Your Guide to the 2018 Midterms
Roll Call Decoder 

Office Space: Tom Cole’s Native American Museum
 

Dugout Dish: Why do you play?
 

Democratic  Sens. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, first baseman, and Christopher S. Murphy of Connecticut, catcher, are going for their 8th win in a row this year. And Republican  Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, centerfield, and Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas, second baseman, are working to break their team’s losing streak.  

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