Democratic Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state (left) shakes hands with freshman Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse as he received a painting of a newly-hatched chick on Tuesday. Since the late 1970s, tradition requires each new House member from Washington state to hang the painting in their office.
Democratic Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state (left) shakes hands with freshman Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse as he received a painting of a newly-hatched chick on Tuesday. Since the late 1970s, tradition requires each new House member from Washington state to hang the painting in their office. McClatchy
Democratic Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state (left) shakes hands with freshman Republican Rep. Dan Newhouse as he received a painting of a newly-hatched chick on Tuesday. Since the late 1970s, tradition requires each new House member from Washington state to hang the painting in their office. McClatchy

Bowing to tradition, a new Washington state lawmaker gets an old painting

January 13, 2015 04:38 PM

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