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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...

... and it only took her three tries!

2. Newt Gingrich remained very Newt Gingrich-ish.

3. FLOTUS snapped some pics of the decorators.

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

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

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

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

And shoveled out his fire hydrant.

(A Schumer family Christmas tradition)

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

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

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

11. Sen. Portman made his own Duck Dynasty

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

13. Sen. Crapo overused his filters.

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

15. Sen. Rand Paul trolled the NSA.

16. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wore a white turtleneck.

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

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

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


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.

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

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

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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