Every Tuesday when the Senate is in session, both parties hold a luncheon with their members. Following the luncheon, they head to a podium set up in the Senate's Ohio Clock Corridor, located just behind the chamber, where they take questions from a large scrum of reporters gathered.

Looking through photos of these press availabilities, it was not difficult to find shots of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) waving his arms. Here are 16 photos of what you could call his signature move:

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