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Word on the Hill: Recess Week

Lawmakers show patriotism on Fourth of July

Members were in their districts for the Fourth. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Happy Wednesday and we hope everyone had a safe Fourth of July.

It’s the second recess week of the summer, following Memorial Day recess, and we want to hear about what your bosses are up to.

Send us along any tips about how district work is going this week.

Lawmakers tweet on the Fourth

Senators and members of Congress shared their 4th of July holidays on Twitter on Tuesday. Here are some highlights.

Happy birthday to…

Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., 66.

Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., 51.

Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., 49.

Rep. Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., 80.

ICYMI: Members went off for recess

Following House votes, we chatted with some members as they hopped down the steps of the Capitol to head home.

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