It seems North Carolina’s congressional delegation just can’t get enough of the Panthers.
For weeks, they’ve wagered food with colleagues from states with competitive teams. And, last week, one senator put his Arizona counterpart up to making a congratulatory speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate after the Panthers ran over the Cardinals in the playoffs – a scene that might get a replay next week if Carolina beats the Broncos Sunday.
Now one congresswoman has moved on to dancing.
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U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., gave the Panthers a shout out from her office in Washington on Thursday by “dabbin’” and celebrating her bounty of Arizona tamales she won last week in a friendly wager with Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.
Ellmers wrote on her Facebook page: “I'm looking forward to watching #SB50 with friends and family Sunday night. Let's bring the Lombardi trophy to North Carolina!”