Watching endless hours of C-SPAN may not be the most exciting thing to do, but occasionally, some fairly incredible things have happened during broadcast. In honor of C-SPAN turning 35 this year, The Washington Post has pulled together some of the highlights.
Perhaps the best one of all time, is when Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz did the “ba-dum-ch” …
There was that time North Carolina Rep. George Holding was getting sleepy:
And the shot you rarely ever see — a wide one, showing just how full the chamber is:
And here, you get to see Iowa Rep. Jim Nussle crawl out from under his paper bag:
A state budget with ‘firm fiscal foundation’ that shows ‘tremendous progress?’ Or a ‘cynical’ election-year ploy to buy votes?
if Illinois wants to get the best student achievement bang for its taxpayer buck, it should stop subsidizing the choice to send children to a private school.
By politicizing sexual and gender identity, we’ve made it harder to support a group of students who often feel marginalized. We need to do better.
Mom dislikes the thought of being buried, but her adult children say Jewish law requires it.
Ex-Cook County judge, accused of stealing decorated Tuskegee Airman’s life savings, is ordered to pay $1.2 million
Patricia Martin, former presiding judge of the Cook County juvenile court’s child protection division, is accused of stealing from Oscar Wilkerson Jr., who was the last known surviving Chicago-area member of the nation’s first Black aviation combat unit.