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 a congressional reporter with The Washington Post and covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential and congressional elections.
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