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Niels Lesniewski
Stroke survivor. Senior writer at and . graduate. Bourbon drinker. niels@cqrollcall.com
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Paul Kane 12h
This is a really good, detailed, thoughtful, measured story about Thursday's bizarre Capitol Police behavior around reporters. And the police quotes are, let's just say, bonkers: "We lock people up for that." No, no you don't.
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Niels Lesniewski 4h
I hope this means gets to write a "Florida Man" story from tax court.
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Niels Lesniewski 8h
I never did get any Democratic presidential candidates saying they would submit a budget on time, if elected.
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Bill Clark 8h
My photo from the Wall of Tacos protest, shot the day of the 2016 Trump Clinton debate in Las Vegas
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Brian Schatz 13h
Anyone else out there playing emergency golf this weekend?
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Roll Call 8h
Photos of the week: Shutdown averted, national emergency declared
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Niels Lesniewski 8h
"It is inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution because, after the American Revolution against a king, our founders chose not to create a chief executive with the power to tax the people and spend their money any way he chooses," says Senator Alexander
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Niels Lesniewski 9h
Lamar is earning the exclamation point today.
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Matt Laslo 11h
The Capitol Police are one of the most professional forces I've ever witnessed (& I've covered a riot) but yesterday a small faction of them physically accosted me and other reporters, including a pregnant one. wrote it up & has my side here -
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Simone Pathe 12h
Booker, Harris, Gillibrand and Warren voted no, while Klobuchar voted yes
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Niels Lesniewski 12h
Replying to @ktullymcmanus
It's worthy of emphasis, my friends from NPR and NBC cover the Capitol every day of the week. This is not a case of new reporter being a place they shouldn't be.
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Niels Lesniewski 12h
Yesterday on Capitol Hill, police officers got physical with members of the press corps who regularly cover the Senate. explains
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Niels Lesniewski 13h
Speaking of the 9th Circuit ...
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Niels Lesniewski Feb 14
Must be the end of a season of the reality show
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John T. Bennett Feb 14
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Niels Lesniewski Feb 14
Trump will sign spending bill, declare national emergency, McConnell says
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Niels Lesniewski Feb 14
As I was saying last night
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CQ Now Feb 14
The conference report would provide a 1.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment for federal employees, and if it becomes law it would be applied retroactively to January 1
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Roll Call Feb 14
"Let’s all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the bill so the government doesn’t shut down," Grassley said
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