POLITICOS AT BOWL

The Super Bowl will also be a super vacation for politicians from all over. Former President Carter plans to be in Miami for the game on Sunday. So does Nicaraguan President Arnoldo Aleman, who will be making a stop before attending the presidential inauguration in Venezuela. Others with tickets include Govs. Jeb Bush of Florida, Bill Owens of Colorado and Roy Barnes of Georgia, along with impeachment-weary members of Congress, including the new House speaker Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill). Others, though, like Ernesto Perez Balladares, will have to be content watching the game on TV. He gave up trying to get seats. “The consul was trying to get tickets — and I’m sure they didn’t want just any seats,” said Raquel Alfaro, a spokeswoman for the Panamanian Embassy in Washington. “They wanted good ones. And they weren’t available.”

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