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What Your Favorite Politicians Got Into Over Their Long Holiday Break

Did you miss them?!?!?!?!

Posted on January 6, 2014, at 3:39 p.m. ET

1. Nancy tried really hard to hang this ornament...

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... and it only took her three tries!

2. Newt Gingrich remained very Newt Gingrich-ish.

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3. FLOTUS snapped some pics of the decorators.

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4. Gabby rang a Salvation Army bell and was adorable.

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5. Rep. Wasserman Schultz threw some water onto the porch while wearing a Boston T-shirt.

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6. Aaron Schock took his Nieces and Nephews four-wheeling!

7. Sen. Chuck Schumer ate cookies that were shaped like his home state.

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And shoveled out his fire hydrant.

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(A Schumer family Christmas tradition)

8. Boehner read his Christmas mail in front of a crackling fire.

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9. Rep. Darrell Issa tweeted a picture of this cute cat, duh.

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10. Rep. Kevin McCarthy hung out with his dog, who has laser eyes.

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11. Sen. Portman made his own Duck Dynasty

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12. Gov. Chris Christie trolled himself while reading "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

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13. Sen. Crapo overused his filters.

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14. Rep. Kevin Yoder posed with a constituent wearing a massive Christmas sweater.

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15. Sen. Rand Paul trolled the NSA.

16. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wore a white turtleneck.

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17. Rep. Bachmann and her husband took this fancy photo.

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18. Claire McCaskill showed us how badass her kitchen is.

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And Claire totally knew how to celebrate New Years.

A beautiful sunset at the Lake to welcome 2014. Happy New Year to all!

Claire McCaskill

@clairecmc

A beautiful sunset at the Lake to welcome 2014. Happy New Year to all!

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19. Sen. Tim Scott did a fist pump.

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20. Rep. Beto O'Rourke grew a beard thing and wore a patriotic hat and his daughter.

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21. Rep. Shaun Duffy had a very public green room experience.

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22. And Rep. Blake Farenthold used his Frosty status to wish his wife a Merry Christmas.

Welcome back Congress! We missed you!

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