There’s a lot to do before leaving town for a week. Unplug appliances: Check. Turn down the thermostat: Check.
HOH hears that at least one Senator, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, was a bit forgetful about one last detail before he left for the President’s Day recess. A spy tells us that newspapers have been piling up in front of the Kentucky Republican’s Capitol Hill home ever since he departed for the Bluegrass State.
“Apparently no one called to suspend newspaper subscriptions when he and Elaine are back in Louisville,” our tipster says.
No word on what subscriptions he has delivered because McConnell is traveling and unavailable for comment, according to his office.
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.