Senate women come together to celebrate 'Galentine's Day'
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Twenty female senators on Tuesday came together to mark "Galentine's Day," a Feb. 13 holiday that celebrates female friendship.

The Senate women — wearing red — posed for a picture to celebrate the holiday.

The photo was tweeted out by Sen. Tammy BaldwinTammy Suzanne BaldwinSenate Health Committee advances bipartisan package to lower health costs Hillicon Valley: House panel advances election security bill | GOP senator targets YouTube with bill on child exploitation | Hicks told Congress Trump camp felt 'relief' after release of Clinton docs | Commerce blacklists five Chinese tech groups Senate Democrats press regulators over reported tech investigations MORE (D-Wis.) and included both Republicans and Democrats.


The holiday Galentine's Day originates from the former NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation," in which main character Leslie Knope honors her female friends by giving them personalized gifts and holding a big, boozy brunch.

“It’s only the best day of the year,” she says.

“Every Feb. 13, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and boyfriends at home and just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebratin’ ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst — plus, frittatas.”

"Parks & Rec" also created the self-indulgence holiday "Treat Yo Self," traditionally celebrated on Oct. 13.