What event can bring together a bipartisan group of Members of Congress right before votes on a Thursday night, when many Members are in a rush to hightail it out of the city for the weekend?
It’s not Stephen Strasburg on the mound at Nationals Park, nor the White House Correspondent’s Association Dinner, but rather the University of the District of Columbia’s third annual Capitol Hill Reception.
A number of Members – including Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Jo Ann Emerson (R-Mo.), Howard Coble (R-N.C.), Mike Doyle (D-Pa.), Joe Baca (D-Calif.) and others – attended the Thursday night reception in the Rayburn House Office Building, which gathered together UDC students, administrators, D.C. government officials and the school’s board of trustees to celebrate the school and its accomplishments.
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) was a co-host of the evening reception. Full story