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Audrey Henson was a lot of us when we first moved to DC: eager, ambitious, ready to take on the world — and also broke. She struggled as an intern working on Capitol Hill and recognized that she wasn’t the only one. That’s why she started College to Congress — so she …

You may have seen the news that DC-based tech start-up Fiscal Note is poised to acquire CQ Roll Call, one of DC’s most recognized outlets for in-depth coverage of high profile congressional happenings, and even the fun stuff you don’t get the chance to see in the saturation of divisive …

What’s buzzing on Capitol Hill? Alex Gangitano’s scoops – whether it’s on the steps of the Capitol building or inside the halls that hold it up, Roll Call’s Heard on the Hill reporter has the news you didn’t know you needed. From covering the Congressional Baseball games and Speaker Ryan’s bad dad jokes, …

Welcome to FamousDC’s Morning Commute – our series where we give Washingtonians a little break from their morning frustrations that is DC traffic and give them a lift. In this episode, we meet Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States where he talks paw-licy, paw-ternity …

When a snowstorm in the Northeast canceled the flights of two congressmen in Texas, they decided to set out on a 1,600-mile road trip back to DC.

FAMOUS FORECAST It’s a tad bit chilly outside this AM with temperatures currently at 45 and only reaching a high of 51 later this afternoon, but at least the sunshine is here for the day! WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts start studded evening honoring IP …

The end of this election has brought us a new chapter in the legislative branch of the United States – and the 115th time’s the charm. Fireside21 and FamousDC on Wednesday November 16 will convene the who’s who of DC to welcome the newest Members of Congress at an open house on Capitol Hill. The celebration, held at Stanton and Greene, …

FAMOUS FORECAST The rain continues! DC is returning to it’s former glory…a swamp. MONDAY JAM Brought to you by Taz Jones of Bryant Row. We know you’re special, but sometimes everyone needs a helping hand. You’re going to need a killer soundtrack to crush through Wednesday, and the solution is (always) to blast …

How’s your hangover? Ours is still kicking and we’re confident it will see us through the rest of the week. This past Saturday was the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but the partying started well before the weekend and Sunday hangovers were nursed with more booze and brunch. It was the eighth and final …

Blame it on Veep, House of Cards, or just Congress in general, people are completely enamored with the Hill, along with its cast of dysfunctional characters including congressman, senators, reporters, and staffers alike. Capitol Hill is also home to two of the District’s most popular neighborhoods which are located mere …

If you work on Capitol Hill you see, hear, and overhear many things that the rest of the mortal world isn’t privy to. These privileged professionals that serve our US government acquire a wealth of knowledge that sometimes is just too good not to share. We’ve provided a platform on …

S-3 Public Affairs last night proved that Bryant Row + S-3 Group = fantastic things. Earlier this year, our own Amos Snead’s Bryant Row joined forces with S-3 Group creating a full-service public affairs firm anchored by seasoned, media-savvy Capitol Hill veterans. The firm marks the future of public affairs …

Generation Progress descended on Capitol Hill this morning to deliver an important message to eleven Senators of the Judiciary Committee. The group of 30 – 40 young professionals thought the message would be best delivered in the form of a lesson, as apparently these Senators have forgotten how a certain aspect …

It’s no secret – President Obama’s days are numbered… at least in terms of days he has left in the Oval Office. When a successor is named and it is time for Obama to depart, he’ll undoubtedly hope to be remembered by his impressive legacy of accomplishments (and he will happily list all …

Steph Curry congratulates Sen. John Thune on his 51 point performance against the Wizards last night. We heard the South Dakota Senator hit seven 3-pointers in the first quarter. SEVEN. Steph Curry has been known to hang out with powerful people from the likes of Bill Clinton and even golfing with …