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Capitol Hill Kiss-and-Tell: Two Tales

On Valentine’s Day, we asked you for stories of kissing prominent politicians and the like. Here’s an anecdote we received about one renowned womanizer, the late Strom Thurmond: When I was an intern in the U.S. Senate circa 1979 for Senator Bob Morgan (D-NC), oh god. I went to have my pic taken with Sen. Strom Thurmond (don’t ask, all my roommates were working for him). We line up to take the shot and the senior senator from SC leans in and gives me a buss on the cheek, which was the cover for his trying to slip his hand between my legs! Needless to say I had a shocked expression on my face in the pic. Read more on Capitol Hill Kiss-and-Tell: Two Tales…
 

Gossip Roundup: ‘Hit Back Hard’

• Washington Whispers: Sen. Lindsey Graham jokes, “I’m fulfilling the seat that was held by Strom Thurmond, which means my wife will be born next year.”. . . House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Carlos Gutierrez are hitting the malls to “cheer up shoppers”. . . GOP team warns Democrats that “questioning Alito‘s credibility and character will be hit back hard”. . . Sen. Kerry hires former Boston Celtics assistant coach for his Massachusetts operation. [USN&WR] • Page Six: Clinton family appears uncomfortable during run-in with Denise Rich. [NYP] Read more on Gossip Roundup: ‘Hit Back Hard’…