Marco Rubio Stuck in the Basement

While I was on Capitol Hill to cover Wednesday’s swearing-in of the 112th Congress, I dropped by Marco Rubio’s office:

Alas, poor Marco! Florida’s Tea Party superstar has been stuck in a temporary office in the basement, behind the cafeteria, on a dead-dead corridor across the hall from the Senate stationery store!
The new senator himself wasn’t in – “spending some family time” after the swearing-in, his receptionist said. Rubio’s office is next door to the temporary office of newly-elected Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana. A staffer in Coats’ office explained to me that unlike the House – where departing members are whisked out of their offices and the new members whisked in before the swearing-in – the Senate gives departing members up to five months to clear out of their offices. So new senators like Rubio and Coats might not be in their permanent offices until May.

You can read the rest of my report (including video interviews with new GOP congresswomen Ann Marie Buerkle and Renee Ellmers) at The Other McCain.

Related Articles

14

TIME TO RETIRE: America’s Least Popular Sentor Is…..John McCain.

FacebookTwitterEmail John McCain is up for reelection in 2016 and one way or the other, it looks like the king

1

ABC’s Joy Behar: Historical Illiterate

FacebookTwitterEmail Sadly, ABC’s The View is what passes for as “intelligent” conversation on TV, these days. The View yacker Joy

18

Fish Wrap: GOP Winning The House May Be Good For Obama

FacebookTwitterEmail Because he really needs an enemy. Wait, what? Let there be no mistake: President Obama wants the Democrats to

Share This

Share this post with your friends!