Life on Capitol Hill came to a standstill Monday afternoon as staffers streamed out of their offices to get a look at the partial solar eclipse.
And, watch HOH’s video of scenes from D.C. as Washingtonians donned their eclipse-viewing glasses and caught a glimpse of the rare astrological event.
Take time to plan
There are two weeks of recess left, so take some time to think about your future before things gets too busy. The Senate Office of Education and Training is hosting a Financial Planning Series entitled Invest in Your Future Today! A few sessions have already taken place but there are two left, scheduled for Wednesday and next Wednesday, Aug. 30.
This Wednesday’s session is an overview of Social Security benefits at noon in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106. Next Wednesday’s session, at the same time and place, is Financial Blunders: Lessons We Never Learn. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Gardner out to see farms
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., tweeted that he is on a farm tour over the next few days, discussing agriculture in the Centennial State. His first stop was in Burlington on Monday. Gardner is tweeting about his tour using the hashtag #GardnerFarmTour.
Cory Gardner (@SenCoryGardner) August 21, 2017
ICYMI: Lawmaker life updates
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., got married over the weekend to Matthew Manda, communications and marketing director for the Media Group of America, which owns the news outlet Independent Journal Review.
Happy birthday to …
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., 43,
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., 53.
What’s going on?
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