By Zeke Miller

WASHINGTON, 5:45 p.m. — Connecticut’s congressional delegation hosted a welcome event for visitors to the Capitol in the ornate Caucus room of the Russell Senate Office Building. In attendance was the entire delegation and leaders from throughout the state, including New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr.

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano

Sen. Joe Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 arrived in a tuxedo as he was going straight to a dinner with President-elect Barack Obama honoring Sen. John McCain.

Sen. Joe Lieberman