HOH is happy to report that even with the House scheduling, rescheduling and un-scheduling the vote on Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) debt limit provision, Cava was full up with non-reality show Hill folk.
It was way less sticky than the last recess bash — but just as much fun — with two bars and the mist-ers misting away.
Packed in the crowd of the overworked and ready to party was Adam Kovacevich from Google and Nick Schaper and Dave Natonski from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(In a shocking turn of events, we hear the chamber supports coming to an agreement on the debt ceiling plan.)
Jim Brewer of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades came, as did Michael Shank, communication director for Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.).
Fellow gossip girl Nikki Schwab with the Washington Examiner and 94.7’s morning drive-time superstar, Tommy McFly, were chatted up by the serial party crashers.
Eighth Street was the place to be last night: Rumors of House leadership dining together on the block were swirling all night (though we certainly would have been surprised to see them because they were in a meeting blocks away).
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.