Heard on the Hill: Overheard on the Hill

“Going to my mother in law’s 99th birthday tonight. I hope I am as active and fabulous as she is at that age. I hope I make it to her age!”

— Cindy McCain, wife of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), in a Monday tweet. The Senator’s mother, Roberta, frequently campaigned for her son during the 2008 presidential election, earning praise from many political pundits for her feisty nature.