By Amelia FrappolliPosted May 3, 2018 at 3:12pm
By Amelia Frappolli and D.A. Banks
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When CQ editor Amelia Frappolli heard that flowers were banned on the House and Senate floors, she wondered if there was more to the story. It turns out, a tradition of sending lawmakers floral bouquets for their desks got so out of hand in the early 1900s that the practice was banned. Here’s what she found.