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As legislative session drags on past deadline, Capitol denizens have some fun with Hamilton tweets

As debate in the California Legislature dragged on past midnight, and with it, debate on whether lawmakers could even technically still debate past midnight, some Capitol insiders had some fun with lyrics from the musical "Hamilton."

Continuing a phenomenon that appeared to have started the night before, Capitol reporters, lobbyists and general policy wonks used lyrics from America's hottest democracy musical to comment on and poke fun at the legislative sausage-making.

It all started Thursday, when CalMatters reporter Laurel Rosenhall seemed to take the first shot.

And she wasn't going to throw it away.

Rosenhall promised there'd be more Friday. And there was.

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