Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-N.Y.) hasn’t been in Congress long, but she has already caught on with the successful pairing of sports and fundraising.
The 25th district Representative, who narrowly knocked off Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei last fall, will host a Feb. 9 reception at Bullfeathers. While donations are encouraged in the invitation ($250 for guests, $1,000 for political action committees and $2,000 for hosts), an equally important draw is the game.
The invitation notes that Bullfeathers will be airing the NCAA men’s matchup that pits the hometown Georgetown University Hoyas against Buerkle’s district’s favorite, the Syracuse University Orange. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.