Congress is in during the snow storm that is expected to bring several inches of snow to D.C. (and much more in the outlying areas). Appropriators are negotiating a 12-bill omnibus to keep the government open past a Friday deadline.
As Washington awaits news of a government funding plan, some in the city have taken to the Capitol grounds for the ever-popular sledding on the West Front.
Here’s the snow day in photos:
Snow Day in Washington: Sledders, Cancelled Events and Waiting for the Omnibus
With only two entrances open to the Hart and Dirksen office buildings on Capitol Hill, the business-as-usual mantra that Congress has adopted this snow storm was not so usual. People waited in a long line to enter the Hart building.