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Heard on the Hill: Touched for the Very First Time

In a scene wed liken to watching, er, romantic scenes in a movie while sitting next to our parents, a group of lawmakers were serenaded Tuesday night with the dulcet sounds of Madonnas Like a Virgin.

GOP Sens. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.) and Saxby Chambliss (Ga.) along with California Democratic Reps. Henry Waxman and Howard Berman were in the audience at the Library of Congress when songwriter Tom Kelly took the stage to belt out the classic 1980s anthem.

 The lawmakers were among the guests at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Foundations We Write the Songs event at the Library.

According to reports, Kelly one-half of the hit-making duo Kelly and Steinberg, which penned Like A Virgin did a great job, but the scene was wonderfully awkward.

How awkward?

Words dont do it justice, trust me! a tipster says.

Sadly, the evening was less uncomfortable than it could have been because House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and newly elected Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) left early.

Jackie DeShannon and Lyle Lovett also played for the crowd. Lady Madge was absent.

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