With or without Obey, U2's Bono charms freshman House Dems

Kaplan, Jonathan E.
October 2007
Hill;10/4/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 116, p6
The article reports on the attention given to Paul David Hewson, commonly known as Bono of U2, in the U.S. During his visit in the White House, he received much attention from Democratic lawmakers during the weekly breakfast meeting with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. It notes that Bono solicited ideas from legislators regarding the success of U.S. government programs. He also had coffee meetings with eight members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.


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