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'Tis the season to be jolly and 'tis the season for members of Congress to sneak in holiday appearances as they jet between home and the lame duck session in Washington.

Sen. Scott Brown speaking at the Boston Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 15, 2010 (AP)
Sen. Scott Brown speaking at the Boston Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 15, 2010 (AP)

U.S. Senator Scott Brown was at the Greater Boston Food Bank on Monday, stuffing juice boxes and Fig Newtons into backpacks for the food bank's "Backpacks for Kids" program.

After the appearance, Brown immediately turned around and headed to Washington, as Senate leaders were expected to vote on a tax compromise bill that would extend the Bush tax cuts.

WBUR's Fred Thys caught up with Brown at his public appearance.

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This segment aired on December 13, 2010.

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