Steve Cohen meets Meryl Streep

WASHINGTON - Who's that woman in glasses and a heavy necklace posing with U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn.? Why, it's actress Meryl Streep.

The Hill newspaper ran the photograph in its Thursday edition after snapping it Tuesday night. Streep was the guest of honor at the National Women's History Museum event Cohen attended.

Cohen said this morning that they talked about Tennessee's historic role in passing the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote before she was led off to be seated with "higher rollers."

The Hill also pictured Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's black-tie appearance at this week's PEN/Faulkner Awards for Fiction event.

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