U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith of the flyover country that is Nebraska’s 3rd Congressional District, is one of the star players in a New York Times article about the after-hours good life that comes with the job.

Here’s the first paragraph of Eric Lipton’s article in the Times of Jan. 19:

VAIL, Colo. — After some time in the hot tub, an evening cocktail reception and a two-and-a-half hour dinner in a private dining room named Out of Bounds, Representative Adrian Smith, Republican of Nebraska, made one last stop, visiting the lounge at the Four Seasons Resort hotel here to spend more time with the lobbyists and other donors who had jetted in from Washington, D.C., to join him for the weekend.”