Oh, to be a kid again. Starting summer vacation and looking forward to camp, instead of slogging through hearings and counting the days until Congress goes on recess.
No matter your age, you can get a taste of youthful abandon: The annual Soap Box Derby is running on Capitol Hill Saturday, and the events Web site features a nifty kids-eye-view video. Check out what its like to careen down Constitution Avenue in a flimsy little car the way the soapbox drivers do (click on the Virtual Ride feature).
Sip on a juice box, then get back to (sigh) work.
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United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.