Senator's photo spurs caption contest
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Lawmakers took to Twitter on Thursday to pitch their own captions to Sen. Ben Sasse's (R-Neb.) now-famous photo of himself sitting next to Sens. Tom CottonTom CottonSenators rip billion Army 'debacle' GOP senator: Pence ‘deserved better treatment’ at Notre Dame Congress should let local communities set their own PACE MORE (R-Ark.) and Charles SchumerCharles SchumerHow Trump can score a big league bipartisan win on infrastructure Overnight Finance: Dems introduce minimum wage bill | Sanders clashes with Trump budget chief | Border tax proposal at death's door GOP senators distance themselves from House ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (D-N.Y.) on Capitol Hill.

Sasse kicked off the caption contest Thursday morning, writing "holy moly — it looks like @SenSchumer and I are smoking reefer outside a wedding."

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The post spurred the Washington Free Beacon to launch its own caption contest for the photo, and Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzFranken explains why he made an exception to diss Cruz in his book FEC faults Cruz on Goldman Sachs loans in rare unanimous vote CBO score underlines GOP tensions on ObamaCare repeal MORE (R-Texas) appeared eager to participate.

"So anyway, it’s a romper for guys and it’s called the RompHim and I just ordered two," Cruz wrote on Twitter.

And Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin HatchGOP leaders launch internal review into leak Insurers: GOP should keep pre-existing condition protections DOJ pitches agreements to solve international data warrant woes MORE's (R-Utah) staff also joined in poking fun at the photo, quoting the song "Photograph" by Nickelback — a band they jokingly called Sasse's "favorite."

"Look at this photograph. Every time I do it makes me laugh." - @BenSasse's favorite band."

— Updated at 10:35 a.m.