Congressional recess

It's illegal to work in August...for Congress

Jul 22, 2014
According to law, Congress is not permitted to work during the month of August.
Posted In: Congress, Congressional recess, summer vacation

August is a busy season for interest groups

Aug 29, 2013
August was once a quiet time in the political realm, thanks to the annual Congressional recess, but now activists use the time to push their agenda -- and Washington message-makers cash in.
Posted In: lobbyist, Washington, Congress, Congressional recess