Washington (CNN) - Politics is serious business - but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance. Here are some of the things you might have missed:
Goodbye Air Force planes
When the new Congress convenes in January, Rep. Nancy Pelosi will find herself back to flying commercial, AOL's Patricia Murphy writes. As speaker of the house, Pelosi traveled on Air Force planes, a practice incoming House Speaker John Boehner has vowed to end.