Lawmakers tweet in anticipation of president's address

Members of Congress are beginning to file into the U.S. Capitol building to hear President Barack Obama deliver his highly anticipated address on healthcare reform.

Some lawmakers have taken to Twitter to share dispatches as they enter the building or share thoughts about the speech. Others are holding web forums or question and answer sessions about the speech.

Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) said tonight

Looking forward to hearing the President tonight, long day of health care conversations.

The Capitol is beautiful tonight, Russell Libby from MOFGA will be a guest in the Gallery tonight.

Rep. John Carter (R-Tex.) said

Have questions about #healthcare #hcr? Email me at JudgeCarter@gmail.com, visit http://bit.ly/2S6Um after Obama's speech for live Web cast.

Chief Minority Deputy Whip Kevin Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Calif.) recorded some radio interviews: 

I also recorded interviews with KGET, KBAK, and KERO previewing the President's speech on health care...

Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said

Heading to House Floor for Presidents speech.

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) said before appearing on CNBC:

Abt to prvw Pres. Obama's speech on CNBC pre-game show w/ my good friend/GOP Banking Cmte colleague Bob Corker of TN.

Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) said

I hope the President makes a clear commitment AGAINST a total #gov’t #takeover of #healthcare.

Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) said

Looking forward to the President's address tonight on health care. Will be on C-SPAN tomorrow morning at 8 a.m.... http://bit.ly/1iAqW

Rep. Michael Burgess (r-Tex.) said

On my way to joint session.

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) asked a big question:

Sitting on House floor, reading excerpts of Pres. Obama's speech which he will soon deliver. What will he say on controversial gov't plan?