NASCAR driver Danica Patrick will be on Capitol Hill today for a meet and greet to promote life insurance’s role in American’s lives.
The event, hosted by the Financial Security and Life Insurance Caucus, is at 1:30 p.m. in the Cannon House Office Building, Room 121.
Former Sen. Dirk Kempthorne, R-Idaho, also a former governor and Interior secretary, will emcee the event. Kempthorne is president of the American Council of Life Insurers.
You can take a photograph with the trailblazing race car driver and snack on some Georgetown Cupcakes. No RSVP required.
Pence has a rabbit named Marlon Bundo
Vice President Mike Pence tweeted a photograph of his pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo, on Tuesday, saying the furry friend was making his first appearance in the White House. He first tweeted: “Looking forward to hosting military spouses & families in honor of Military Appreciation Month & an early Military Spouse Appreciation Day.”
Then, he added that Bundo will also be present at the event.
Also happening today …
PGA of America and the Women’s Congressional Golf Association’s fourth annual Get Golf Ready power mixer, a golf-themed networking event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the American Trucking Association, 430 First Street SE, Suite 100. RSVP here.
Cement and Concrete fly-in reception, 5:30 p.m., Russell Senate Office Building, Room 485. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Venture Capital Association reception, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106. Closed event.
To mark National Teacher Day on Tuesday, many lawmakers tweeted a photograph or just the name of their favorite teachers. Here are some highlights.
Paul Ryan (@PRyan) May 9, 2017
Al Franken (@SenFranken) May 9, 2017
Steve Stivers (@RepSteveStivers) May 9, 2017
Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) May 9, 2017
Happy Birthday to …
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., 57.
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