Friday, May 13, 2011 Thursday, May 12, 2011 Sunday, May 8, 2011
In which Osama bin Laden is briefly watching the United States Senate.

In which Osama bin Laden is briefly watching the United States Senate.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Imagining C-SPAN’s New Soundtrack

What would C-SPAN look like with a more modern soundtrack? In this video we sub out the network’s traditional 17th century chamber music for the likes of jazz, trip hop and pop.

(via Roll Call)

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., participates during a  hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee as U.S. Attorney General Eric  Holder testifies on Capitol Hill.  During Holder’s testimony on oversight of the Department of Justice he  said he has serious concerns about national security from possible  revenge attacks for Osama bin Laden’s death.  (Mark  Wilson/Getty Images)

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., participates during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies on Capitol Hill. During Holder’s testimony on oversight of the Department of Justice he said he has serious concerns about national security from possible revenge attacks for Osama bin Laden’s death. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Guess when this photo was taken…
…2002, by National Journal's Richard A. Bloom.

Guess when this photo was taken…

…2002, by National Journal's Richard A. Bloom.

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Tuesday, March 29, 2011
PHOTO OF THE DAY: A member of the public video records a hearing on Tuesday of the  Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee about the recent events at  the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex.  The reactor was badly damaged in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and  Japanese officials are working to regain control of the disaster as  problems continue to cascade. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A member of the public video records a hearing on Tuesday of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee about the recent events at the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex. The reactor was badly damaged in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and Japanese officials are working to regain control of the disaster as problems continue to cascade. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Monday, March 7, 2011

Trivia Time!

What senator is the son of a railroad night watchman?

Update, 10:50 a.m.: cubicmetaphysics is correct. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Trivia Time!

A special Friday thank you, as always, to Gregg Sangillo.

Which state’s two U.S. senators were born just four days apart?