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By Warren Rojas Posted at 3:03 p.m. on May 9, 2014
Not so at neighboring 201 Bar (201 Massachusetts Ave. NE); that’s where the California lawmakers recently buddied up to belt out ’60s hits for a captive audience.
A Bera aide told HOH the pols serenaded a group of Asian-American young professionals with their rendition of “I Got You Babe.” After hashing out who was best suited to channel the latest Wu-Tang collaborator and who should step into the shoes of the late Sonny Bono, R-Calif., the pals put on what sounds like quite a performance.
“Congressman Honda’s experience showed and he definitely out-sang his protégé, but Congressman Bera had a certain something that captured much of the audience’s heart,” Team Bera suggested.
While Honda’s predilection for rocking the mic is no secret, our source assured us that any buzz about a multi-city tour “are only rumors.”
Between the din from House Republican outrage about the Affordable Care Act and the 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya growing louder, and pressure mounting ahead of the mid-term elections, we’re surprised those two didn’t invoke Cher’s paean to happier days:
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Warren Rojas is a Heard on the Hill columnist for Roll Call, having previously worked as the founding dining editor for Northern Virginia Magazine and also as a tax reporter for Tax Notes. @WARojas
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