Rocky Mountain oysters, smoked salmon on the line in politicians' Super Bowl bets
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Politicians are revved up for the epic battle between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday.

On hand at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium will be Rep. Diane DeGette (D-Colo.), the deputy Democratic whip, and Rep. Suzan DelBeneSuzan Kay DelBeneHouse panel begins evaluation of expired tax breaks A new NAFTA for the digital age Dem seeks to curb tax breaks for employee buyouts over sexual misconduct MORE (D-Wash.).

DelBene is a mega Seahawks fan and longtime season ticket holder, her office said. She once was a high school football referee and regularly schools her staff on the finer points of the NFL rulebook.

DeGette's family has had Broncos season tickets since 1964.

"This will not be her first, having attended the Broncos only Super Bowl victories in 1997 and 1998,” spokesman Colby Nelson said.

Embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) will also be in the stands, as will New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D), a former congressman, and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D). Major local politicians like Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), whose district encompasses the stadium, will watch remotely.

Coming as a guest of Jets owner Woody Johnson will be former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

While Romney, a Patriots fan, hasn't made his preference in the game clear, House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorGOP sees McCarthy moving up — if GOP loses the House Feehery: The governing party 'Release the memo' — let's stop pretending that Democrats are the defenders of the FBI MORE (R-Va.) said Sunday he is rooting for the Seahawks because two top players, including their quarterback, hail from Virginia.

"Not only Russell Wilson, but Michael Robinson is from Richmond, he went to Varina High School. We're looking for a good game and a big win,” Cantor said CBS "Face the Nation."

While other members of Congress's Washington and Colorado delegations are in front of the television for the big game, that hasn't stopped them from laying bets with each other.

The prize goes to Rep. Cory GardnerCory Scott GardnerTrump presses GOP to change Senate rules Republicans insist tax law will help in midterms The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Colo.), who bet Rocky Mountain oysters — also known as bull calf testicles.

For the Colorado House Democrats, Rep. Jared Polis bet Celestial Seasonings tea, and Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a porter beer. DeGette has bet whiskey and tamales.

For the Colorado Republicans, Rep. Scott Tipton bet toffee, Rep. Doug Lamborn bet sirloin steaks and Rep. Mike Coffman bet ale.

The Washington House delegation as a whole has vowed to give Skittles to the Colorado delegation, if the Seahawks win. Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch is famous for his Skittles habit.

House GOP Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris RodgersCathy McMorris RodgersHouse passes school safety bill amid gun protests House GOP frets over Pennsylvania race House poised to pass school safety measure MORE (R-Wash.) is betting cheese, while DelBene is betting Woodinville wine and smoked salmon.

Rep. Rick LarsenRichard (Rick) Ray LarsenFive things lawmakers want attached to the trillion funding bill Top trade Dems hit Trump on tariffs Dem rep mocks Trump on military parade: His last one 'not very well attended' MORE (D) has put gin from Everett's Bluewater Distilling on the line, and Rep. Jaime Herrera BeutlerJaime Lynn Herrera BeutlerAmericans want to protect public lands, Congress should listen Progressive group targets GOP moderates on immigration Trump administration rescinds Obama guidance on defunding Planned Parenthood MORE (R) bet candy from Chehalis Mints. Rep. Doc HastingsRichard (Doc) Norman HastingsCongress just resolved a 20-year debate over Neolithic remains Boehner hires new press secretary GOP plots new course on Endangered Species Act reform MORE (R) is also betting wine, while Rep. Jim McDermottJames (Jim) Adelbert McDermottLobbying World Dem lawmaker: Israel's accusations start of 'war on the American government' Dem to Trump on House floor: ‘Stop tweeting’ MORE (D) has Theo Chocolate on the line.

Rep. Derek KilmerDerek Christian KilmerWith bills on the table, Congress must heed the call to fix our national parks McConnell, Schumer tap colleagues to explore budget reform Ryan, Pelosi name members to new budget and pension committees MORE (D) has bet caramel apples, and Rep. Dave ReichertDavid (Dave) George ReichertWith bills on the table, Congress must heed the call to fix our national parks 107 House Republicans express 'deep concern' about Trump tariffs Overnight Finance: Cohn resigns from White House | Senate moves forward on Dodd-Frank rollback | House eyes vote on funding bill next week MORE (R) has chocolate, blueberry pie and apples on the line.

Rep. Adam SmithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithAmerica cannot afford to be left behind on global development Congress, fight global poverty by modernizing our private-sector tools Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump unveils new sanctions on Russia | Feds say Russian hackers targeted US energy grid | NSA nominee sails through second confirmation hearing MORE (D) has bet Vietnamese BBQ and Rep. Denny HeckDennis (Denny) Lynn HeckExclusive: Guccifer 2.0 hacked memos expand on Pennsylvania House races Heck enjoys second political wind Incoming lawmaker feeling a bit overwhelmed MORE (D) has bet scone mix.

Over in the Senate, Sens. Michael BennetMichael Farrand Bennet2020 Dems unify around assault weapons ban, putting pressure on colleagues McConnell, Schumer tap colleagues to explore budget reform Democrats march toward single-payer health care MORE (D-Colo.) and Mark UdallMark Emery UdallSenate GOP rejects Trump’s call to go big on gun legislation Democratic primary could upend bid for Colorado seat Picking 2018 candidates pits McConnell vs. GOP groups MORE (D-Colo.) bet Colorado-raised bison from Tony’s Market, Palisade-grown peaches and a gift certificate to Elway's restaurant if the Seahawks prevail.

Sens. Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayLiberals seek ouster of HHS official blocking abortions CBO: Bill to shore up ObamaCare would reduce premiums by 10 percent Congress must stabilize the ACA to stabilize small businesses MORE (D-Wash.) and Maria CantwellMaria Elaine CantwellOregon governor says Zinke told her offshore drilling isn’t ‘lucrative’ there Overnight Energy: Zinke grilled on travel, offshore drilling plans | Pruitt says California can't dictate emissions standard | Dems sound off on elephant trophy policy Zinke defends Florida offshore drilling exemption MORE (D-Wash.) wagered smoked salmon from the Nisqually Indian Tribe, a selection of sauces and honey from Brush Prairie, Wash.-based Honey Ridge Farms, and "12th Man" cupcakes from Cupcake Royale in Seattle if the Broncos win.

Underscoring her status as a fan, Cantwell has posted huge 12th Man flags in her Senate office building window.