On Wednesday, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is expected to cast her 5,000th consecutive vote this week, a string that began in 1997. Here’s a look at several other prominent “most consecutives.’’
Most Consecutive Votes in CongressSusan Collins's feat puts her at No. 2 among active members of Congress, behind Rep. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), at left. Collins and Grassley trail the all-time congressional leader, the late senator William Proxmire (D-Wisc.), with 10,252. Susan Walsh/AP
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.