Heard on the Hill

Congressional Visitors Adjust to the New Normal

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A fellow CQ Roll Call scribe happened on a somewhat disoriented Rep. Jackie Speier escorting a handful of constituents around the eerily deserted entrance to the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday morning.

Per our tipster, the California Democrat asked an officer if she was allowed to be there, given the shutdown.

"You're the boss," the Capitol Police officer quipped.