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August 8, 2014 2:54 PM

Congress and its unearned vacation

Maybe a vacation is just what members of Congress need. A few weeks away from work might refresh and re-energize them. They can return after Labor Day ready to tackle tough problems with cooperation and wisdom. Don’t bet on it. It’s a midterm election year. Posturing and partisanship will remain the order of the day.

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