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  1. Draft Drug Price Order Focuses on Regulations, TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Roll Call

    The Trump administration might seek to roll back regulations in pursuit of faster drug approvals, promoting drug competition and new payment models for federal health insurance programs, according to a draft executive order obtained by CQ Roll Call. Some of the items listed would benefit pharmaceutical companies, despite President Donald Trump's pledge earlier this year to take steps to rein in the industry because he said it was "getting away with murder."

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  2. Grace Notes: U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond shows he can play hardball off the field tooRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... of Richmond's complete game on the mound, on top of three hits and three runs scored, the insider publication Roll Call declared him "arguably the best congressional baseball player of all time." This week, Richmond, in his role as chairman of the ...

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  3. Health Care Politics Serve as Senate Bill Text PreludeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    ... to release a draft bill to rework the U.S. health insurance system he has assembled in secret. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Senate procedural wonks huddled Wednesday with the parliamentarian's office, making their case for whether Republican ...

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  4. Word on the Hill: Happy Birthday, Dianne FeinsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    ... Sen. Dianne Feinstein arrives at the Capitol for the Senate Democrats' policy lunch in May. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo) It's Dianne Feinstein 's birthday. The oldest currently serving senator turns 84 today. The California Democrat has been ...

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  5. By the Numbers: Richmond, DeSantis, Others Pad Their Baseball ResumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    Louisiana Democratic Rep. Cedric L. Richmond pitches during the 56th annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington on Thursday. When the usually lighthearted run-up to the annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game was marred by a horrific shooting at the Republican practice session last week, Capitol Hill came together for an emotional night of bipartisanship and baseball.

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  6. Happy Congressional Women's Softball Game DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    ... Steve Scalise of Louisiana was among the five people injured in the attack. According to Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call , interest in the women's softball game spiked after last week's attack, with more than 1,000 tickets sold and $263,000 raised ...

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  7. Who's Playing in Tonight's Congressional Softball GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Roll Call

    ... teammates after members defeated the media team, 10-5, in the 2014 Congressional Softball Game. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Members of Congress team up with the Washington press corps in the annual Congressional Women's Softball Game Wednesday night ...

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  8. Embattled AG Sessions Gets Vote of Confidence from PenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Roll Call

    ... said he and President Trump are "proud" to have the former Alabama senator as attorney general. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo) Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday gave a vote of confidence to Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who is ...

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  9. Trump on Elections: Dems Should Learn 'Obstruction Doesn't Work'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Roll Call

    ... that the Georgia 6th District special election is called for his GOP rival Karen Handel. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Democrats should learn from their latest two House race defeats and work with Republicans to pass health care and tax overhaul ...

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  10. Survey: Optimism Grows Among Democratic StaffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Roll Call

    ... and Assistant Democratic Leader Patty Murray leave a policy luncheon in the Capitol on April 25. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo) Republican congressional staffers remain hopeful that they'll enact significant legislation in 2017, but their ...

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  11. Word on the Hill: Ladies Play BallRead the original story

    Wednesday | Roll Call

    Lawmakers line up for for the National Anthem before the 2013 Congressional Women's Softball Game. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo) The members' team goes head to head against the women of the Washington press corps, also known as the Bad News ...

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  12. Taiwan Officials Eyeing Republican Plan for Tax Code OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Roll Call

    ... audience among Taiwanese investors when he's talking about giving the U.S. tax code a makeover. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) House Speaker Paul D. Ryan reaffirmed Tuesday Congressional Republicans' intention to give the U.S. tax code a ...

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  13. Congressional Women's Softball Game Ticket Sales SkyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | The Daily Caller

    Interest in the Congressional Women's Softball Game has soared following the shooting of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and other Republicans on the eve of the Congressional Baseball Game last week, according to Roll Call . Last year, the game raised $215,000 for Young Survivors Coalition, a charity that supports young women diagnosed with breast cancer.

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  14. A Don't-Blame-Us Congress Ducks on SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Roll Call

    ... for use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS, al Qaeda, and the Taliban on May 25, 2017. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) It is, of course, not nearly as important as the struggle in GA-6 that is testing what happens when you inject more than ...

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  15. Word on the Hill: Democrats Pick Impeachment Over AlcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Roll Call

    ... debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Capitol Lounge in Washington on Oct. 18. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo) A solid majority of Democrats said they would give up alcohol for the remainder of their lives if it meant President ...

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  16. Congressional Women's Softball Game Ticket Sales SoarRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Roll Call

    Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos is welcomed into the dugout after scoring the only run in the seventh annual Congressional Women's Softball Game in 2015. The week of the Congressional Women's Softball Game kicks off with the members' team seeking revenge on their media colleagues, and interest in the annual game skyrocketing after last week's shooting at a Republican team practice for the Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game.

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  17. Democrats Plot Senate Slowdown Over Obamacare RepealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Roll Call

    Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer says not to expect business as usual on the floor. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo) Senate Democrats have decided to muddle the chamber's work in a bid to highlight the closed-door nature of Republicans' ...

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  18. Word on the Hill: The Week AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Roll Call

    ... out the media team as they prepare to play in the Congressional Women's Softball Game last year. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo) This week's Congressional Women's Softball Game , which pits female lawmakers against female members of the D.C. ...

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  19. Book Explores How Lobbyists Fill a Void in CongressRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | Roll Call

    ... are you're not going to get hurt, for one, and maybe you might get something good out of it," LaPira told CQ Roll Call in a recent interview. In their book, LaPira and Thomas write that "different kinds of lobbyists provide different kinds of ...

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  20. Where the Cash Is Coming From in Georgia and South Carolina Special ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Roll Call

    Bipartisan love may be on display in Washington, but farther down the coast, a vicious political battle is underway for Georgia's 6th District. Groups hoping to influence the election have spent nine times more money attacking the candidates than they have running positive ads since the jungle primary in April, a Roll Call review on Friday of Federal Election Commission filings found.

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