President Barack Obama marks another ‘last time’ event today: the pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey.
At a ceremony in the White House’s Rose Garden at 2:40 p.m., Obama will take on his eighth ceremonial turkey pardoning in honor of Thanksgiving tomorrow.
Check out the White House’s live-stream.
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No, John Thune did not make bean soup
The Senate Republican Conference wants to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and has come out with a video showing how to make the infamous Senate bean soup a part of your holiday. Here are step-by-step instructions for the recipe, which dates back to 1901, according to the conference.
Schumer honored for work for Holocaust survivors
At an event to support the work of Blue Card, a nonprofit that provides financial aid to Holocaust survivors, living below or at the poverty level, Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., was given the Richard C. Holbrooke Award for Social Justice on Monday. Journalist Kati Marton, after whose late husband the award is named, presented it to Schumer at a ceremony at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.
Happy birthday to
Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., 66.
Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., 63.
Rep. Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., 70.
On Saturday: Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., 63.
On Sunday: Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., 58.
HOH weekly video
Take a look at the Capitol’s restored dome, senators settling World Series bets, an official greeting for new female senators and orientation for new House members.
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