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September 13, 2012

The Comity Before the Storm

Before they launched into yet-another bitterly partisan markup, the House Ways and Means Committee enjoyed a moment of levity this morning, bantering on marriages and chapeaus.

Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) kicked things off by congratulating ranking member Sander Levin (D-Mich.) on his marriage earlier this summer to Pamela Cole.

Levin, gratified, said he was happy to see the chairman, who has been battling an early and treatable case of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, in such fine form. Camp was sporting a sleek black Nike cap.

“My only hesitation is it’s not a Detroit Tigers hat,” Levin said. Full story

March 18, 2012

Overheard on the Hill

“Hey, wanna go shoot an elephant? The circus is in town.”

— Capitol Police officer to his colleague while holding a big gun.

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