A burst of bipartisanship?

February 12, 2013

Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Charles Schumer, (D-NY) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C) sit in the House chamber prior to President Obama's State of the Union. REUTERS/Charles Dharapak

Who says bipartisanship is dead?

Several lawmakers of opposite parties are sitting together tonight: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is squeezed in between Sens. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), while across from them, Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) are seated together and already whispering in each others' ears.

Right behind them, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) is seated alongside Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) -- and they appear to be getting along just fine.

Ed O’Keefe is covering the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on Jeb Bush and other Republican candidates. He's covered presidential and congressional politics since 2008. Off the trail, he's covered Capitol Hill, federal agencies and the federal workforce, and spent a brief time covering the war in Iraq.
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