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October 29, 2014

Vote for Your Favorite Trick or Treat Capitol Quip!

Vote for Your Favorite Trick or Treat 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. Eastern Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

  • Getting the R’s and D’s to work together would be a trick AND a treat.
  • I hear they won’t answer the door if you’re dressed as President Obama.
  • The really spooky stuff happens after November 4.
  • Don’t bother, the only thing working in that house is the lights!
  • Be careful — last year, the guy with the orange face dropped a pack of Camel Lights into my bag!

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on Nov. 2 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.

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By Rebecca Gale Posted at 3:19 p.m.
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October 26, 2014

Trick or Treat, Congress? | Capitol Quip

Trick or Treat, Congress? | Capitol Quip

Halloween and the midterm elections are almost upon us. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip.

Send us a caption 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.

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Quarantine These Campaign Ads, Please | Capitol Quip

Quarantine These Campaign Ads, Please | 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.

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October 22, 2014

Vote for Your Favorite Viral Campaign Season Capitol Quip!

Vote for Your Favorite Viral Campaign Season 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. Eastern Thursday.

Here are this week’s finalists:

If only these suits stopped contamination from toxic campaign ads.
What say we watch something other than MSNBC, CNN, and FOXNews?
I’m not sure which is more virulent, Congress or Ebola.
And when’s the last time you did everything a Czar told you to do???
They’ve effectively played the vulnerability card.

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on Oct. 26 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.

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By Rebecca Gale Posted at 2:59 p.m.
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October 19, 2014

The Viral Campaign Season | Capitol Quip

The Viral Campaign Season | Capitol Quip

The Ebola virus’s arrival from across the pond has fostered the typical amount of partisan bickering, scapegoating and media fear-mongering during this campaign season. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.

Send us a caption 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.

 

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Sometimes They Feel Like a Nut | Capitol Quip

Sometimes They Feel Like a Nut | 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.

 

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October 15, 2014

Vote for Your Favorite Leaves of Political Change Capitol Quip!

Vote for Your Favorite Leaves of Political Change 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:

They’re both fall guys, if you ask me!
I used to love this season when the only nuts we saw were acorns.
Perhaps, a new version of Splendor in the Grass?
It’s all about who runs out of gas first!
Humans should do like we do. Take the nuts, store them away, and forget where they are.

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on Oct. 19 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.

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By Rebecca Gale Posted at 3:55 p.m.
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October 13, 2014

The Leaves of Political Change? | Capitol Quip

The Leaves of Political Change? | Capitol Quip

If the leaves are falling, it must be the homestretch of midterm election season! Republicans say the wind is at their backs, but Democrats are keeping the faith in their fundraising and ground game. That brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.

Send us a caption 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.

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October 12, 2014

Democrats’ 10-Foot Obama Pole | Capitol Quip

Democrats 10 Foot Obama Pole | 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.

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October 8, 2014

Vote for Your Favorite Obama Ballot Capitol Quip!

Vote for Your Favorite Obama Ballot 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’ll always extend a supportive hand to the people’s president.
  • They said I don’t want to touch his policies with a 10-foot pole, but they were wrong!
  • FOX News — zoom in over here! MSNBC? Use a wide angle!
  • Attempting to have a long distance relationship.
  • It’s not a stretch to say that this is exactly the kind of help I need from you.

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on Oct. 12 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.

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Candidate: Obama Lawsuit Sold Me On Boehner

Shift in Landscape Makes Bigger GOP House Gains Possible

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By Rebecca Gale Posted at 4:02 p.m.
Capitol Quip

October 6, 2014

Obama on Capitol Quip’s Ballot

Obama on Capitol Quips Ballot

President Barack Obama is on record saying his policies are on the ballot this November, even if he isn’t per se. This brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.

Send us a caption 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.

Related Stories:

Obama: My Policies Are on the Ballot

Candidate: Obama Lawsuit Sold Me On Boehner

Shift in Landscape Makes Bigger GOP House Gains Possible

Roll Call Election Map: Race Ratings for Every Seat

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October 5, 2014

Eric Holder’s Political Football | Capitol Quip

Eric Holders Political Football | 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.

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A Senator to Replace Holder?

 

Get Ready: Attorney General Nominations Are Partisan Skirmishes

Eric Holder Lame-Duck Fight?

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October 1, 2014

Vote For Your Favorite Eric Holder Capitol Quip!

Vote For Your Favorite Eric Holder 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:

  • Does anyone really want this ball?
  • Usually it’s not the ref who fumbles the ball.
  • Jump on it and we can run out the clock!
  • Possession is nine-tenths of the law!
  • Anyone have Roger Goddell’s number?

The cartoon with the winning caption will appear on this blog on Oct. 5th 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.

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By Rebecca Gale Posted at 4:14 p.m.
Capitol Quip

September 29, 2014

Eric Holder Leaves the Field | Capitol Quip

Eric Holder Leaves the Field | Capitol Quip

Now that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., has announced his resignation, Congress will soon turn to the political football that will be confirming his successor. This brings us to this week’s Capitol Quip captioning contest.

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.

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September 28, 2014

Congress, Motivated by Joe Biden | Capitol Quip

Congress, Motivated by Joe Biden | 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.

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