“It’s been a wonderful opportunity to get to know the Senators and what they care about, to hear about bills that I wasn’t following and to get to join them,” he said.
Not every view from the dais is so inspiring, however. Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) can recall more than one time that he saw something he wasn’t supposed to see.
“There’s a lot of stories, and I probably can’t tell you that one,” he said, laughing. “Let me just say you see a lot of hand movements and gestures at times.”
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