A: Kicking footballs between goalposts. Such a useful skill.
Q: If you weren’t a Member of Congress, what would you be doing?
A: Mall cop or Apple’s VP of product development.
House Aide E-mailing It In
Congressional aides often send e-mails to colleagues in other offices to share information on policy matters.
But occasionally, staffers need help with a different sort of issue.
Case in point: Paul Kincaid, press secretary to Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), sent a message to Democratic House press secretaries on Friday seeking help finding University of Michigan gear for an office colleague
Kincaid’s fellow staffer was “curious as to a potential store in this area” to find the Michigan merchandise, Kincaid writes.
And while Kincaid appeared to be doing his colleague a fashion favor, don’t expect him to root for the Wolverines any time soon.
Kincaid titles the e-mail “as much as it pains me to ask this ...” and concludes it with a line pledging allegiance to the University of Florida.
“Having said that, Go Gators,” Kincaid writes.
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Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.