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Hello Kitty For President Hosts D.C.'s Last Great Election Party

Cookies, free booze and Biz Markie. Of course.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 11:51 a.m. ET

Posted on November 4, 2012, at 8:30 p.m. ET

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s fitting that after an election that has featured an empty chair, a Lindsey Lohan endorsement and the return of Rosanne Barr, that the last great party of election 2012 would held in DC, hosted by an adorable Japanese cat and featured a DJ set by the legendary Biz Markie.

For a city that is often divided along stark economic and race lines — as well as transplant versus natives — Saturday night’s Hello Kitty for President party was the perfect, random antidote for one of the most bitter campaigns in modern history.

They had a Hello Kitty for President-themed Claw game.

Like any good election party, there was tons of propaganda.

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And it had a swag table, of course.

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There were so many club kids decked out in their Hello Kitty best. So. Many.

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Punks, Bros and politicos all getting along! Who says bipartisanship is dead?

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