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Predicting the results for presidential debates is a bit like predicting the weather. You can give it your best guess but you never really know how stormy things will get. PredictIt has turned it into a business and furthermore an event, as they hosted a watch party for the republican debate
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In our industry, we find it’s always best to plan ahead. Make lists, set goals, and aim high so that good opportunities don’t slip through the cracks. Covering the presidential race always yields great content and a plethora of material to work with. However, with the diverse group of candidates this
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Graphic design and concept development company, Black has taken some creative liberties and launched branding for Joe Biden’s hypothetical 2016 presidential campaign. If the VP wasn’t actually planning on running before, maybe he should start giving it some serious consideration because these strategic designs are pretty darn good. With offices
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Plans for Kanye’s 2020 Presidential reign were sent to us by a tipster. We’ve got the scoop below, along with a LEAKED MEMO.   **LEAKED** Presidential Executive Actions Memo Projected Cabinet and Executive Positions Vice President: Taylor Swift First Lady: Kim Kardashian Secretary of State: Beyonce Secretary of the Treasury:

Rep Charlie Rangel is a Capitol Hill veteran and if there’s one thing that’s kept him going all these years, it’s doing things his own way. He sat down with us earlier today for a Snapchat interview. We knew he would be a joy to talk to but when he
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We posted the best Congressional interview you’re going to see today on Snapchat. Congressman Hurd’s interview expires in 24 hours so you’d better get over to our Snapchat to see it. (Our handle is thefamousdc or scan the ghost below this preview video to check it out.)   Check out

Jake Tapper, host of CNN’s The Lead and State of the Union pays homage to his professional roots at Roll Call, where he worked as a cartoonist and depicted some pretty comical scenes on “Capital Hell”. For Roll Call’s 60th anniversary today, Tapper gifted his alma mater with this — and we

Yesterday House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released new app called “Whip Watch,” open for the public to access, which sends notifications to your phone about what’s cooking on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Here’s what his office had to say about it: Many of the

House Republicans are doing it right with gif posts. Observe one argument in a series of five promoting the repeal of the United States’ Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements. 1. COOL is costly for producers, retailers, and consumers. According to the Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), the first year-incremental costs

All politics aside, will there be better campaign apparel than this for the 2016 election? Because this is pretty great. From the Hillary Clinton shop: Bringing a whole new meaning to casual Friday.* *Pantsuit bottoms not included.

Rebecca Gale dives into why student loan repayment, while an attractive benefit on the Hill, isn’t all it’s cracked up to be sometimes. Not every enrolled staffer would be able to hit the $833 monthly maximum ($10,000 annually). The amount varies widely: Some offices give employees a set amount, others

Fun thing or most fun thing from Hillary’s announcement? Hillary Bold. Because, America. You're welcome. pic.twitter.com/Y2HRzM4tMn — Rick Wolff (@RickWolff) April 13, 2015 Admittedly, it’s a close second to the Hillary laugh button.

Meredith Shiner at Yahoo Politics published an awesome piece about a time when members would work together … to shoot hoops. “Eventually, the Four O’Clock Caucus, also known as the Members Basketball Association (MBA), would disband, with many of its alumni rising up the ranks to run Washington. But in

When you work on the Hill, certain tasks can take over the time you spend at the job. We put the call out to our chief of staff friends to ask how their time is spent at work. This week, we have how a Capitol Hill chief of staff’s day can sometimes be divided. Click on the preview above to see the full animated infographic.

This is awesome, for many reasons. h/t @TheFix