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Yes, senators can work in August

Editors, Washington Examiner

Yes, McConnell’s move can be viewed as a shrewd, partisan political maneuver. It makes sense to keep all the senators in school during campaign season when your party has just one vulnerable Senate incumbent, and the Democrats have six or seven. But it goes beyond that. The August recess has always been a dubious institution.In short, the cancellation of the August recess is a win for everyone. Let’s hope Senate Republicans use the time wisely.