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Heh: On Senate floor, Mitch McConnell cracks joke about Chuck Grassley’s one-of-a-kind tweets

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Addressing the Senate today, Mitch McConnell acknowledged Chuck Grassley’s impressive voting record:

As it turns out @chuckgrassley has not missed a Senate vote in 19 years.

— jennifer steinhauer (@jestei) November 14, 2012

Congratulations to my friend and colleague @chuckgrassley for achieving a milestone in the Senate!

— Tom Harkin (@SenatorHarkin) November 14, 2012

I commend my colleague from Iowa, @chuckgrassley, on passing his 11,000th vote.A big milestone in the #Senate.

— Senator Mike Crapo (@MikeCrapo) November 14, 2012

@chuckgrassley my finance committee colleague – great work on reaching 11,000 vote milestone.

— Jay Rockefeller (@SenRockefeller) November 14, 2012

The secy of senate informed the vote I cast on tues was my 11000since my beginning and I hv not missed vote since 1993. 6500straight votes

— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) November 14, 2012

McConnell marked the milestone with a good-natured joke about his colleague’s very unique Twitter style:

To mark 11,000th vote, @mcconnellpress made a joke about @chuckgrassley‘s tweets. #IgotthetweetslikeGrassley

— Filippellius (@Filippellius) November 14, 2012

McConnell says “we’re all familiar” with @chuckgrassley‘s tweets. “Like the senator himself, they are truly one of a kind.”

— Manu Raju (@mkraju) November 14, 2012

Love it.

Sometimes you just have to take a moment to re-appreciate the small things in life. Like Senator @chuckgrassley‘s Twitter account.

— Mary Lauran Hall (@MaryLauran) November 14, 2012

So true! Congratulations, Senator Grassley. And please — keep tweeting!

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