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After a busy week, Congress is ready for the holidays: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of Dec. 16, 2019

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney speaks with reporters as she passes the holiday sign in the basement of the Capitol as she leaves the House Democrats caucus meeting on Dec. 17. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney speaks with reporters as she passes the holiday sign in the basement of the Capitol as she leaves the House Democrats caucus meeting on Dec. 17. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Despite passing government funding bills, voting on a new North American trade agreement and voting to impeach President Donald Trump, lawmakers clearly had the holidays on their minds this week. Capitol Hill was filled with talk about Christmas shopping, the best and worst holiday movies and the gift of bourbon as members got ready to get the heck out of Washington and head home for the holidays.

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