Modern-day use of the term "war on Christmas" occurs mainly in countries such
as the United .... As was the case with other Christian holidays, Christmas
borrowed elements from pagan peopl...
114th Congress, 2<sup>nd</sup> Session -- 2016. Senate 2016 published schedule. Senate
Recess = “State work period”. 2016 Holidays & ... Christmas Day. December 16 ...
Dec 17, 2013 ... For Christmas this year, the U.S. Congress offers America a gift: Christmas. For
the first time since President Obama was sworn in, Congress is ...
Nov 5, 2015 ... Decades of waiting on the arrival of the annual congressional calendar and then
... Leader Mitch McConnell agree on at least one thing: a long August recess. ....
of the 114<sup>th</sup> Congress is not until nine days before Christmas.
thinks it's "not wise" for Congress to go on August recess while "we are in a ...
than it does working occurred when it went home for the Christmas holidays.
Nov 3, 2014 ... Policymaking is at a standstill in Washington, and the lame-duck session could
be very short.
Dec 18, 2015 ... Congress's Christmas-tree tax bill contains surprising presents: permanent ...
Congress Poised to Make Tax Break for IRA Charitable Transfers ...
Dec 1, 2015 ... Congress actually set to pass bills — lots of them ... It's become as certain as cold
Thanksgiving leftovers, Christmas lights and cheap holiday ...
Dec 3, 2013 ... Before leaving for their winter holiday recess, Congress is attempting to broker
deals over a farm bill and food stamps, unemployment benefits, ...
Aug 2, 2013 ... (Congress has designated 10 federal holidays for federal workers.) ... worker gets
16 days of combined vacation and holiday time per year.