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How I spent my summer vacation: Congressional Hits and Misses, Recess Edition
2019 August Recess

A man skateboards outside of Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday September 4, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Congress has been out of session this past month, but the madness doesn’t stop when lawmakers head home. Check out Sen. Bernie Sanders getting bested by a speed bag, Sen. Martha McSally showing off her dog on local news, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez playing with a penguin and Sen. Charles E. Schumer joining a game of ladder ball.

After Body Check, Justin Trudeau's Apology Tour Rolls On
Opposition leader left chamber after angry bump from Canadian prime minister

Call it Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology tour.  

President Barack Obama’s North American BFF has now said he is sorry three times for body checking a female lawmaker on Wednesday during an altercation with another member of the country’s parliament.