Heard on the Hill

Music to Betty McCollum's Ears

What's a girl to do when a man shows up at her door wearing a skirt and exhaling into a felt-covered aerophone?

Let the lad in, o'course!

Rep. Betty McCollum's staff did just that today when a traditional bagpiper strode into the office to serenade the birthday girl:

Staff told HOH that former Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.) once broke out his harmonica and played her a special tune during an Appropriations Committee hearing.

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