What is congressional recess? Explaining time off in the House and Senate

By Nathan Ouellette
Posted March 19, 2019 at 2:05pm
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Both chambers are on recess this week and have about 15 planned each calendar year. While that may look like a lot of time off, members’ time away from Washington doesn’t mean fun in the sun and poolside rest and relaxation. Watch as Roll Call explains what your elected officials are doing when away from the Capitol.