WASHINGTON (AP) - Manny Pacquiao is a knockout in the nation's capital.
The boxer who has won eight world titles - and has been elected to Congress in his native Philippines - received the royal treatment on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Pacquiao was walked across the floor of the Senate by Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, himself a former boxer, and was scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama in the afternoon.
Pacquiao campaigned for Reid during the Democrat's recent successful re-election bid.
Pacquiao is promoting his next fight, against Shane Mosley on May 7 in Las Vegas.