Four congressmen who share a townhouse once turned down an interview to avoid publicity; now their situation may become a TV sitcom. Inspired by House Democrats Charles E. Schumer (N.Y), Marty Russo (Ill.), Leon E. Panetta (Calif.) and George Miller (Calif.)--friends who use the townhouse during the week and go home to their families on weekends--Janis Berman, wife of Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Calif.) wrote a script tentatively titled "Capitol Hill," and sold it to producer Jerry Weintraub. The household will differ from that of Schumer & Co., Berman said. In the show, one congressman will be from California, another from New York, one from the Midwest and another from the South; one of the four will be black, one will be female.
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