Buildings (it was closed), walking by the Supreme Court, waiting in
lines, and meeting lots of people. On the Hill, many less vendors.
The lucky people were carrying large ticket-containing envelopes.
The men working in the background of this photo told us at ~3:30 PM that they had to report to work at 3:00 AM and would be taking a lot of Red Bull to get through.
Many people were really dressed formally for the big occasion of ticket-getting. Everyone wanted to share where they were from, why they came, etc.
At both Senate and Office buildings, staffers came out to the lines
and asked for North Dakotans. Those folks got to go to the front of