“For karma’s sake, I am making an offer to my Capitol Hill roommate, Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois. If his Bears can pull off the win that sends my Giants to the postseason, I promise not to eat all the cereal in the house next week.”
— Sen. Charles Schumer in a Friday opinion piece published by the Washington Post. Unfortunately for the New York Democrat, the Bears fell to the Green Bay Packers and the Giants were barred from the playoffs.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.