When I sat down inside the Senate chamber, I looked down from our perch and saw that Senator John McCain of Arizona was in the room and preparing to speak. I was aware that the Senate was debating the new Obama spending plan and fireworks could happen. There were only about 5 Senators in the building but it got heated in the room real quick.
Read about it here.
It was awesome to listen to it in person...now, I disagreed with a lot of it but learning and watching history happen was truly inspiring about our democracy.