Will the Senate actually stay in Washington this August? Ask again later

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced recently that he plans to scale back the chamber’s traditional August recess from four weeks to one. But will the Senate actually remain in session during the dog days of summer? McConnell’s stated reason for keeping the Senate in town involves its workload; there are appropriations bills to … Continue reading Will the Senate actually stay in Washington this August? Ask again later