Every year, Roll Call matches members of Congress with the field in the NCAA men’s college basketball championship bracket.
On Valentine’s Day 2005, California Sen. Barbara Boxer received about 4,000 roses in her Hart building office from supporters. Boxer donated the flowers to injured military members at Walter Reed Naval Hospital in Bethesda Maryland. (CQ Roll Call file photo)
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Connecticut Sen. Christopher S. Murphy, seen addressing a school group on the U.S. Capitol steps, has emerged as a leading advocate of enhanced background checks. (Douglas Graham/Roll Call file photo)
PHILADELPHIA — When organizers of the Impact Film Festival decided on their lineup of topical documentaries they would show at this year’s Democratic National Convention, they could hardly have expected that their screening of “Newtown” would come on the day Democrats chose to address the issue of gun violence head-on in prime time.
But that’s what happened, and the movie about the aftermath of the December 2012 mass murder of schoolchildren and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut was screened just a few hours before Erica Smegielski and Sen. Christopher S. Murphy, along with others touched by gun violence, were scheduled to address the party gathering.
Rep. Renee Ellmers is the first Republican incumbent of the year to lose. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers, the first Republican member of Congress endorsed by Donald Trump, lost her primary Tuesday to fellow GOP Rep. George Holding.
Renee Ellmers is the first GOP incumbent of the year to lose. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers, the first GOP member of Congress endorsed by Donald Trump, lost her primary Tuesday night to fellow Republican Rep. George Holding.
Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., have jurisdiction over their respective schools and both tweeted on Friday showing their support.
Meehan visited Villanova's campus and posted a photograph throwing up the Villanova “V” with the tweet , “Stopped by @VillanovaU to show support for @NovaMBB before tomorrow's #MarchMadness #FinalFour game in #Houston.”