Sentate makes rules about candy consumption, distribution

    When U.S. Senators aren’t busy reviewing bills — and sometimes when they are — they’re regulating the use of candy on the floor. The Senate Candy Desk became a tradition in 1968, but it lives on today. With stipulations, of course.

     

    The Constitution Daily gives us a little background on the coveted candy desk, which senior senators will trade their front-row seats for just to sit near in the back of the chamber.

    Among the rules? Senators can only distribute candy made in their home states.

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