What I Did on My Summer Vacation
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.): Spent $1.7 million on the recall, rewarded with complete Schwarzenegger DVD box set.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.): Looked for loophole in California filing deadline.
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.): Read Lew Wasserman bio “When Hollywood Had a King.”
Rep. Richard Gephardt (D-Mo.): Urged Iowa Legislature to annex Missouri.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.): Re-read Sandra Day O’Connor’s autobiography for clues about judicial temperament.
Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.): Worked on scrapbook of “Tom Daschle spends recess driving across South Dakota” stories.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.): Learned to do hair in the dark.
Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.): No public events.
Rep. Bill Thomas (R-Calif.): Attended weeklong “Loving Yourself” seminar.
Sen. Jon Corzine (D-N.J.): Worked on crossover dribble.
Rep. Jim Gibbons (R-Nev.): Signed on with prominent Las Vegas headhunting firm.
Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.): Won Catskills’ Martin Scorsese Lookalike Contest for 11th straight year.
Sen. Bob Graham (D-Fla.): Mastered ability to flip steaks while criticizing Bush Iraq policy.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio): Scoured Iowa cattle country for vegan restaurants.
Rep. Charles Taylor (R-N.C.): Refuted reports that U.N. peacekeepers were being sent to western North Carolina.
Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.): Got caller ID, but didn’t return calls to N.C. Democrats.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.): Visited Carnegie Deli for ceremony to remove name from menu.
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.): Bought new pair of Birkenstocks.