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Roll Call
Roll Call is a newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C., United States, reporting news of legislative and political maneuverings on Capitol Hill, as well as political coverage of congressional elections across the country. Politics May 28, 2021, Friday
Republican senators torpedo Jan. 6 commission - Roll Call
Despite pleas from the family of a fallen police officer, Republicans blocked establishing a commission to probe the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
cover Politics Mar 10, 2021, Wednesday
Tightened executive pay limits tucked into coronavirus aid bill - Roll Call
A provision added by the Senate to the big pandemic relief bill means million-dollar executive pay would get pricier for big corporations.
cover Politics Feb 02, 2021, Tuesday
Relief bill starts to take shape as budget votes approach
Senators took the first step toward passing COVID-19 aid without a filibuster threat, but Sen. Joe Manchin opposes including a $15 minimum wage.
cover Politics Jan 14, 2021, Thursday
Will Chief Justice Roberts preside at Trump's impeachment trial? Maybe - Roll Call
The Senate has never held a trial for a former president, which Donald Trump will be, and the nation’s founding document is silent about who should preside.
0 Health Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
More lawmakers test positive after superspreader event during Capitol riot - Roll Call
Several lawmakers have testied positive for COVID-19 following the riots at the Capitol, during which hundreds of members may been in a superspreader event.
cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Capitol Police leadership vacuum comes at vulnerable time - Roll Call
The Capitol Police has a leadership vacuum at a time when the Capitol is under threat and having to coordinate on security for Inauguration Day.
cover Politics Jan 06, 2021, Wednesday
Capitol riot: What our Hill reporters and photographers saw - Roll Call
From the press gallery seats overlooking the Senate floor and elsewhere on the Hill, our reporters saw chaos break out as a mob stormed the Capitol.
cover Politics Jan 01, 2021, Friday
Capitol Police to enhance security at Jan. 6 session to certify election - Roll Call
Capitol Police will enhance security around the congressional complex for the Jan. 6 joint session, a response to rising threats and concerns.
cover Environment Dec 28, 2020, Monday
EPA leaves ozone pollution standard unchanged - Roll Call
The EPA will leave smog-forming ozone pollution standards where the Obama administration set them in 2015, despite calls for tighter limits.
cover Politics Dec 20, 2020, Sunday
Deal reached on $900B coronavirus relief package; votes likely Monday - Roll Call
Congressional leaders on Sunday night reached agreement on a massive pandemic rescue measure that will be attached to a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill.
cover Health Dec 18, 2020, Friday
Lawmakers begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines - Roll Call
Members of Congress, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, started getting the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.
cover Environment Dec 09, 2020, Wednesday
EPA move creates hurdles for future air, climate rules - Roll Call
If finalized, the rule will steer the agency away from considering the broader public benefits of new regulations
cover Politics Dec 09, 2020, Wednesday
Stopgap readied amid year-end budget, coronavirus relief bill scramble
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin floated a new $916 billion coronavirus relief offer late Tuesday in a call with Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
cover Politics Dec 07, 2020, Monday
Bipartisan coronavirus relief package hits snags over details - Roll Call
A bipartisan $908 billion coronavirus relief plan was hung up over liability protections for businesses, which Republicans say have to be included.
cover Politics Nov 10, 2020, Tuesday
Social media ad ban hampers Georgia Senate runoff efforts - Roll Call
An ad moratorium designed to block disinformation on Facebook and Google is hampering fundraising and outreach for the two Georgia Senate runoffs.
cover News Oct 26, 2020, Monday
Senate packs up with coronavirus relief bill on ice until after elections
Senators prepared to leave town Monday night with virtually no prospect of passing a new coronavirus relief package before the elections.
cover News Oct 06, 2020, Tuesday
Coronavirus Cases Keep Rising On Capitol Hill Amid Calls For More Testing
As COVID-19 cases burst through the White House and ruffle the Senate, cases among front-line workers in Congress continue to rise.
cover News Sep 17, 2020, Thursday
Campaigns Adjust To Early Voting Ahead Of Election Day 2020
More voters are set to cast ballots by mail or in person before Election Day due to concerns about crowding at polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic.
cover News Aug 28, 2020, Friday
Pelosi Bullish Amid Faltering Virus Relief Talks With White House
Coronavirus relief negotiations have come to a halt; both parties say they’ll only come back to the table when the other has something new to offer.
cover News Aug 04, 2020, Tuesday
Warren Asks SEC About Insider Trading In Trump’s Kodak Pharmaceuticals Announcement - Roll Call
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is asking the SEC to look into possible insider trading related to the recent pharmaceutical move by Kodak.
cover News Aug 03, 2020, Monday
What To Watch In Tuesday's Primaries As Five States Vote
In Kansas,national GOP dislikes a Senate firebrand and a House member faces voter fraud charges. Arizona, Michigan, Missouri and Washington also are voting.