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Time to Face the Music

Time to Face the Music

Members of Congress and their staff generally look forward to the August "recess," a time during which the pace slows, vacation beckons, and the work hours shorten.  It is a month for lawmakers to return to their home states and districts, reconnect with folks "back home," and get a handle on the pulse of their constituents.  It is generally a "mom and apple pie" time for legislators, most of whom will tell you how much they love being home. But this August Read more [...]