As you’re tying up loose ends to finish off this Congress, is your office having a holiday party?
If you’re celebrating with co-workers, whether inside the Capitol or at a spot nearby, send us your photos to be featured on HOH.
As for public parties, make sure you’re up to date with our list.
Holiday parties today
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Stanton & Greene, 319 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. RSVP: RSVP@nreca.coopCEPR, 5 to 8 p.m. at 1611 Connecticut Ave. NW. Invite closed.
American Farm Bureau Federation, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C St. SW. Invite-only.
Sen. Coons exploring D.C. culture
Delaware Democratic Sen. Chris Coons tweeted a photograph of himself at the National Gallery’s newly renovated East Building on Monday. He was standing in front of the giant blue roost (German artist Katharina Fritsch’s “Hahn/Cock”), on display on the roof, and of course, he said it reminded him of the University of Delaware’s mascot: the blue hen.
Sen. Enzi thanks his staff
Every December Diana bakes over 200 dozen cookies to thank the Senate support staff for all that they do. pic.twitter.com/XW7TvVmVOx
— Mike Enzi (@SenatorEnzi) December 12, 2016
“I thought you were in the men’s room.”
– Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., to someone in the audience he was waiting on to start a news conference in Hartford, Connecticut.
“It was easier being a commander than it is a congressman. If someone really upset me, I could target him.”
— Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., at a Heritage Foundation event last Friday.
“I know that we’ve done stuff in the last few weeks to try to make Manchin happy so he’d be another Democrat, at least temporarily.”