Tater tots, swamp rats and an impeachment inquiry: Congressional Hits and Misses
Week of Sept. 23, 2019

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer holds up a copy of the transcript of President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during his press conference on impeachment in the Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Sen. Tina Smith just took a DNA test ... turns out she’s 100 percent a Lizzo fangirl
The 61-year-old senator said she was ‘easily’ older than the 20-somethings that filled the venue

Sen. Tina Smith is a big Lizzo fan. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Senator Tina Smith opted for a later bedtime Wednesday night to catch one of her favorite artists take the stage at The Anthem — and to sing her praises in person.

“I am tired, a little tired, but it was so much fun,” Smith told me Thursday morning, still beaming from the night before.