This was a good day for Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Virginia). "We had a huge turnout for the primary that got me nominated. I think it was one of the best turnouts I've seen for a primary," said Scott, who went on to win the general election and a seat in Virginia's House of Delegates.
After a stint as a state senator, he moved up to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he's served since 1993.
During his tenure, The Hill political newspaper has named Scott among the hardest working members of Congress and one of Capitol Hill's 50 most beautiful people. Could funniest be next? The Virginia lawmaker recently dropped some rhymes with comedian Stephen Colbert.
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(Photo: Courtesy Office of Rep. Robert C. Scott)