Stenographer: The Spirit Moved Me

The stenographer of the House of Representatives' spontaneous outburst on the Constitution, Freemasons, and Jesus Christ proved a shocking end to the shutdown. But it wasn't just the debt deal that riled Dianne Foster Reidy. “For the past 2 and 1/2 weeks, the Holy Spirit has been waking me up in the middle of the night and preparing me (through my reluctance and doubt) to deliver a message in the House Chamber,” Reidy told Fox. “That is what I did last night.” Reidy was ejected from the vote shortly after grabbing the microphone and yelling—among other things—"he will not be mocked."