The Montana Democrat and his girlfriend, Melodee Hanes, stopped by the new Hill hot spot and apparently didnt have reservations. When the host told them to wait at the bar, the Finance chairman clearly didnt engage in the kind of do-you-know-who-I-am tirade that often gets Washington VIPs tables when they want them.
Instead, anti-diva Baucus and his date cooled their heels for a few minutes before apparently deciding to grab dinner elsewhere.
Senators: Sometimes they really are just like the rest of us.
Overheard on the Hill
Meeting w new group of interns for DC office. They will b on staff for 6 wks.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) in a Monday afternoon tweet. Be warned, dear readers: Looks like the yearly swarm of khaki-clad summer interns is headed our way.
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Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.