The Senate Dress Code Gets a Casual Overhaul

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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After briefly donning a suit and tie for his first few months in Congress, Senator John Fetterman, Democrat of Pennsylvania, recently returned to wearing Carhartt sweatshirts and baggy shorts. Senator Chuck Schumer, the majority leader, will no longer enforce the informal dress code for the chamber, which for decades has dictated that members wear business attire. In the tradition-bound halls of the Senate, customs die hard and rules can be next to impossible to change. But on Monday, with a potential government shutdown days away, a newly begun impeachment inquiry...

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