Is there anything more cliché than a politician holding a baby on Election Day? Former Virginia Sen. George Allen took the opportunity to mug for Tom’s camera with little Billy Valentine at the Fairfax County Republican Committee election party Tuesday in Falls Church. Allen’s wife, Susan, was right by his side to coo over the 2-month-old. To Allen’s credit, at least for once he wasn’t holding a football at a political event.
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.