Why Does Congress ‘Retreat?’

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of 2015

Congressional leaders attend a ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War in July. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

From throwing snowballs to threatening constituents to quoting Taylor Swift, Roll Call presents the year's best moments from Capitol Hill you just had to see one more time.

Office Space: Dave Reichert's Washington Precinct

Reichert dished about his office, including tokens from his time as sheriff. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., recalls his time as King County sheriff, his love of James Brown and the time he recovered Nancy Pelosi’s missing shoe.

Ted Lieu Introduces Himself

Hello! Is it Lieu you're looking for? (Tom Wiliams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

HOH pays tribute to the freshman Democrat who needs no introduction.

Office Space: Joe Wilson's South Carolina Archive

Wilson poses earlier this month on the House steps with students from Ridge View High School in Columbia, S.C. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., recalls his first trip to Washington, D.C., while finding time to show off his array of plaques, pictures and mementos.

Office Space: Dick Durbin's Illinois Pier
Office Space: Rob Portman's Ohio Inn

In this week’s edition of Office Space, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, shows CQ Roll Call his Dum Dums jar, a vast collection of barn photos and the journey of his “misspent youth.”

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of Nov. 30, 2015

Lawmakers returned from the Thanksgiving holiday ready for brawls, “iron-asses” and Christmas wishes.