He might be a real-deal Senator now, but Scott Brown hasn't gone all Washington on us. The Massachusetts Republican stayed true to his truck-driving, everydude persona by doing a shot of Irish whiskey and swilling a Bud Light draft at the Dubliner pub this evening to celebrate his swearing-in.Brown, accompanied by his wife and an entourage of besuited friends,settled in at the popular Senate-side bar just moments after leaving theCapitol following his very sober oath-taking. But it was all good timesafter that HOH tipsters report that the crowd at the bar toasted Brown and serenaded him with a rousing rendition of "Danny Boy.""You aren't going to make me sing, are you?" Brown asked themerrymakers. The reply from someone in the crowd: "Nah, we're going to make you dance!"
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.