What’s the best way to gin up intra-governmental warm fuzzies? Why, getting sweaty and gross before work, of course. At this year’s annual ACLI Capital Challenge 3-miler, bipartisan competition hit the road as teams like the “eMail eRacers” and “The Fast and the Curious” raced to earn money for Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, a charity that provides German shepherd guide dogs for the blind.
Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) beat out the title defenders, Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Kay Hagan (D- N.C.), as the fastest male and female senators (last year Cotton was the fastest congressman). On the House side, the golden sneakers belonged to Reps. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Calif.).