Heading out... Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid departs the Capitol. The Senate is adjourned until Aug. 5th pic.twitter.com/UHtYFRl19r
— Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) August 1, 2014
By Saturday morning, the 535 men and women of the House and Senate will be gone from Washington. And they won't come back until after Labor Day.
Given how the American public feels about the people elected to represent them, it's probably a good thing for Congress to sit a few plays out.