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April 16, 2014

Five Quips for Cherry Blossom Hanky Panky | Capitol Quip

Five Quips for Cherry Blossom Hanky Panky | Capitol Quip

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

Using the comments section below, vote for your favorite caption until 5 p.m. ET Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

  • Now that’s a Dear Colleague!
  • He’s been watching “Lame Duck Dynasty.”
  • Looks like the idiots are in full bloom as well.
  • Mon Cheri! An affair in full bloom!
  • McAllister’s up the creek without a paddleboat!

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on April 20 and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

By Jason Dick Posted at 3:15 p.m.
Capitol Quip

April 13, 2014

Spring Forward With This Capitol Quip

Spring Forward With This Capitol Quip

Love is in the air! The cherry blossoms are blooming and members of Congress are getting spring fever. Just ask GOP Rep. Vance McAllister! That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption for this week’s contest by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick five finalists on Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

To see our previous winners, check us out on Pinterest.

Correction April 16, 1:21 p.m.

An earlier version of this post misspelled McAllister’s name.

By Jason Dick Posted at 7:05 p.m.
Capitol Quip

Money Talks, and Politicians Walk | Capitol Quip

Money Talks, and Politicians Walk | Capitol Quip

Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.

The winner will receive a signed color print suitable for framing from Roll Call cartoonist R.J. Matson. Check out our past winners on Pinterest.

By Jason Dick Posted at 7 p.m.
Capitol Quip

April 9, 2014

5 Hot Tips for the Political Stock Exchange | Capitol Quip

 5 Hot Tips for the Political Stock Exchange | Capitol Quip

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

Using the comments section below, vote for your favorite caption until 5 p.m. ET Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

  • Thanks to the Supreme Court, we’re ALL up!!!
  • They’ll never sell us short again!
  • The only time eight figures trump nine.
  • Looks like our stock is rising in this town!
  • In a word: Ka-Ching!

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on April 13 and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

By Jason Dick Posted at 5:14 p.m.
Capitol Quip

April 6, 2014

Bruce Braley, in Need of a Good Lawyer? | Capitol Quip

Bruce Braley, in Need of a Good Lawyer? | Capitol Quip

Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.

The winner will receive a signed color print suitable for framing from Roll Call cartoonist R.J. Matson. Check out our past winners on Pinterest.

April 2, 2014

Five Captions for Bruce Braley to Ponder | Capitol Quip

Five Captions for Bruce Braley to Ponder | Capitol Quip

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

Using the comments section below, vote for your favorite caption until 5 p.m. ET Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

  • I wouldn’t bet the farm on him.
  • He better keep his foot in there until after the election …
  • He’s gonna need a personal injury attorney …
  • I think he’ll be cowed into retracting his comment.
  • Looks like he’s picked up the dreaded “foot-in-mouth” disease.

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on April 6 and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

By Jason Dick Posted at 4:37 p.m.
Capitol Quip

March 30, 2014

Bruce Braley’s Guide to Stepping in It | Capitol Quip

Bruce Braleys Guide to Stepping in It | Capitol Quip

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, campaign gaffe season! Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, who is running for Senate, stepped into it with some impolitic comments about his home-state colleague, Republican Sen. Charles E. Grassley, being a farmer without a law degree. This brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption for this week’s contest by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick five finalists on Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

To see our previous winners, check us out on Pinterest.

By Jason Dick Posted at 7:05 p.m.
Capitol Quip

Quite a Workout for This Capitol Quip

Quite a Workout for This Capitol Quip

Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.

The winner will receive a signed color print suitable for framing from Roll Call cartoonist R.J. Matson. Check out our past winners on Pinterest.

March 26, 2014

Shirtless Senators Take a Swing at These Capitol Quips!

Shirtless Senators Take a Swing at These Capitol Quips!

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

Using the comments section below, vote for your favorite caption until 5 p.m. ET Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

  • I don’t think our tough guy act is working.
  • C’mon — shirtless worked for Putin!
  • It feels good for us to be beating up on Russia rather than on each other for a change!
  • The winner takes on Putin in a shirtless staring contest.
  • It’s a good thing we work out with dumbbells.

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on March 30 and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

By Jason Dick Posted at 3:27 p.m.
Capitol Quip

March 23, 2014

Test Your Strength: Punish Putin | Capitol Quip

Test Your Strength: Punish Putin | Capitol Quip

Following Russia’s invasion into the Crimea region of Ukraine, the former Soviet Union’s macho man President Vladimir Putin and American leaders are locked in a war of words (and sanctions) not seen or heard since the 1980s, which brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption for this week’s contest by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick five finalists on Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

To see our previous winners, check us out on Pinterest.

Is the Truth Catching Up With Brennan? | Capitol Quip

Is the Truth Catching Up With Brennan? | Capitol Quip

Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.

The winner will receive a signed color print suitable for framing from Roll Call cartoonist R.J. Matson. Check out our past winners on Pinterest.

March 19, 2014

These Captions Will Self Destruct | Capitol Quip

These Captions Will Self Destruct | Capitol Quip

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

Using the comments section below, vote for your favorite caption until 5 p.m. ET Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

  • Looks like the truth might catch up with Brennan!
  • We hired Edward Snowden to improve the graphics.
  • Hey look, it isn’t us this time.
  • This even surpasses the game Bush vs. Gore.
  • Thanks goodness for the CIA … they always make us look good by comparison.

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on March 23 and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

 

March 16, 2014

File Under ‘No Longer Top Secret Hard Feelings’ | Capitol Quip

 File Under No Longer Top Secret Hard Feelings | Capitol Quip

Senate Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and CIA Director John O. Brennan are engaged in an epic combat strategy game over congressional oversight of the intelligence community, and the whole world is watching. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption for this week’s contest by leaving it in the comments section. Editors will pick five finalists on Wednesday, and everyone can vote for the winner through Thursday.

To see our previous winners, check us out on Pinterest.

By Jason Dick Posted at 7:05 p.m.
Capitol Quip

Freedom of Amplification? | Capitol Quip

 Freedom of Amplification? | Capitol Quip

Thanks to the many readers who contributed captions for last week’s Capitol Quip contest. Here’s the winning entry, as voted by readers of Heard on the Hill.

The winner will receive a signed color print suitable for framing from Roll Call cartoonist R.J. Matson. Check out our past winners on Pinterest.

By Jason Dick Posted at 7 p.m.
Capitol Quip

March 12, 2014

Five Ways to Cut Off the Mic | Capitol Quip

Five Ways to Cut Off the Mic | Capitol Quip

The five finalists for this week’s caption contest are ready for your votes.

Using the comments section below, vote for your favorite caption until 5 p.m. ET Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

  • Your captions will be duly noted.
  • Freedom of speech does not ensure the right to amplification.
  • I’m the chairman. I can outblurb you.
  • I think this only means one thing … I’m now the story! AGAIN!
  • Ain’t I a stinker?

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on March 16 and in the following print edition of Roll Call. The contest winner will receive a signed color print of his or her Capitol Quip cartoon from the cartoonist, R.J. Matson.

By Jason Dick Posted at 4:37 p.m.
Capitol Quip

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