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Here's A Video Of Congressional Leaders Holding Hands And Swaying (VIDEO)


But that tension may never has been as awkward (or hilarious) as it was Tuesday, when an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act produced footage that quickly went viral.

In the clip, posted on Vine by NBC News producer Frank Thorp V, congressional leaders like Reid, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) can be seen swaying, hand-in-hand, while a group sang the civil rights era anthem "We Shall Overcome."

Their faces say it all.