What was Chris Evans doing on Capitol Hill?

The Sudbury native visited with several senators and offered the Patriots his congratulations in a photo with Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey.

Not everyone headed into the city for the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl parade on Tuesday — and that includes two noteworthy Pats fans.

Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) posted a photo of himself and actor Chris Evans (a Sudbury native) holding a sign that said “Congrats Pats!” to social media on Tuesday.

“We couldn’t be in Boston celebrating the #PatriotsParade with the greatest fans in the world but @ChrisEvans and I share our @Patriots pride for the GOAT,” Markey wrote on Twitter, hashtagging the photo #WeGotEverything.

Markey wasn’t the only senator to whom Evans seemingly paid a visit. Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) tweeted photos of themselves with Evans, with Coons writing that he and Evans “talked about the good work” the actor is “doing to get young Americans more engaged in civics.”

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National Journal senate correspondent Zachary Cohen tweeted that he ran into Evans on Capitol Hill, and that the actor told him he was “working on a project, but can’t get into too many details.”

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