By Judy Kurtz - 02/01/12 11:26 PM EST
Now here’s a wager the rest of the Senate can get behind — a Super Bowl bet that, whatever the outcome, requires the loser to buy booze for all 99 of his or her congressional colleagues in the upper chamber. Score!
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenDemocrats ‘freaked out’ about polls in meeting with Clinton GMO labeling bill advances in the Senate over Dem objections Overnight Defense: US blames ISIS for Turkey attack | Afghan visas in spending bill | Army rolls up its sleeves MORE (D-N.H.) and Charles SchumerCharles SchumerThe Trail 2016: Unity at last This week: Congress eyes the exits in dash to recess Former Gillibrand aide wins NY House primary MORE (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday on Twitter that they’re putting their respective states’ brews behind their pigskin predictions.
Diehard New York Giants fan Schumer countered, “When Big Blue brings Tom Brady and Bill Belichick to their knees, the entire U.S. Senate will understand why we love New York brew. Go Giants!”