Sen. Frank Lautenberg may be the oldest member of the Senate at 86 years old, but he's hip enough to employ one of music's hottest stars in a bid to raise campaign cash -- Lady Gaga.
The pop sensation will bring her tour to Washington next month, and Lautenberg -- a big fan of Gaga's -- is making use of her visit. The Washington Post reports Lautenberg has sent out an e-mail invitation to attend "Senator Frank R. Lautenberg & Lady Gaga -- the Monster Ball Tour," on Sept. 7, at 8 p.m.
The invitation reportedly urges supporters to "Join us in a private suite" for the prices of $2,500 a ticket for a political action committee and $2,400 for an individual.
The octogenarian Democrat, who isn't up for re-election this year, celebrated his birthday in January at a Lady Gaga concert in New York, Politico reported at the time.
"Last week in Washington was like a bad romance," Lautenberg told Politico via a spokesperson, alluding to one of Gaga's hit songs. "I wanted my birthday to be a little more fun. It was an extraordinary experience to see and hear Lady Gaga."
Lautenberg's office could not be reached right away to confirm whether Lady Gaga has the same affilinity for the senator, or if she will make an appearance at the suite after the show.