WASHINGTON - Hallways were packed. Security was tight. Finally, the elevator doors opened, and there he was. Michael Jackson was in the House.
As in, the House of Representatives.
Jackson was there to join a few members of Congress and officials from a dozen African nations to call attention to the ravages of AIDS in their countries. They met for more than an hour, and afterward, at a news conference outside her office, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Texas Democrat, who served as host, held his hand and thanked him.