Lawmakers from Colorado and Washington state are already taking to Twitter in anticipation of the Super Bowl, still more than a week away.
Sen. Patty MurrayPatty MurrayOvernight Energy: Officials close in on new global emissions deal NBA pulls All-Star Game from NC over bathroom law 40 senators seek higher biodiesel mandate MORE (D-Wash.) tweeted at her colleague from Colorado, Sen. Michael BennetMichael BennetBacteria found ahead of Olympics underscores need for congressional action for new antibiotics Top GOP senator: Trump will have little effect on Senate races Black GOP Senate candidate rips Obama MORE (D), on Wednesday, saying she looked forward to some trash talk next week.
Murray’s Seattle Seahawks and Bennet’s Denver Broncos play each other at this year’s Super Bowl on Feb. 2.
She also made a reference to Richard Sherman, the Seattle cornerback whose televised rant about one of San Francisco's wide receivers last weekend has made the rounds on the Internet. Sherman later apologized for the comments.
Bennet shot back, and told Murray the Broncos have no “sorry receivers.”