Ellison staffer Rick Jauert’s Christmas card with ‘Mrs. Jauert’

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The card features a photo of the pair, with “The Jauerts” in quotes below it and a dove and globe that reads, “Peace for all people.”

Jauert sent out more than 700 of the cards this year. “People actually ask to be on my list ... it’s very funny,” he told ITK in an e-mail.

Previous “Mrs. Jauerts” include Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenTrump's new labor chief alarms Democrats, unions Al Franken: It's time to start taking Trump 'literally' The Hill's 12:30 Report: Mexican officials scramble to avoid Trump tariffs MORE (D-Minn.) and writer Gloria Steinem.

One year Jauert posed with legendary Hearst reporter Helen Thomas, 89, but says, “My relatives got to worrying about our age differential — and five of them thought she was Secretary [of State Madeleine] Albright.”

There was even a photo of Jauert with former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro (D), “holding my goddaughter,” which Jauert jokes, “really set my relatives to wondering what I’ve been up to.”

He added that Socks, the Clintons’ cat, was also a “Mrs. Jauert.”