Senate Extends Its Calendar. But Will It Achieve Much?

Source: Harper's Weekly, courtesy of the U.S. Senate.

Source: Harper's Weekly, courtesy of the U.S. Senate.

James Wallner writes in the Examiner:

"Senate Republicans should be applauded. They were right to delay the start of their August recess... But Senate Republicans would be wrong to think that pushing back the start of their summer vacation by two short weeks is all that's needed to overcome the challenges they face. Indeed, it is going to take a lot more than simply showing up for work to pull the Senate out of the rut it is currently in. It's going to take a different approach to lawmaking...."

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