“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.
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.