This is the sort of story that writes itself — the idea that so many members of Congress who have done so little this year or last would heed the call of fashion leaders to turn out in seersucker suits as they wind down for the summer.
— Kasie Hunt (@kasie) July 31, 2014
It’s not even that hot today, during a week in which the Washington air felt more like fall than summer. Yet the call went out for Seersucker Thursday, and out came the suits.
— Niels Lesniewski (@nielslesniewski) July 31, 2014
Not all, of course, in soft pastels.
— Arlette Saenz (@ArletteSaenz) July 31, 2014
Like much of what happens on the Hill, however, there was no unanimous consent on this occasion:
— Kate Nocera (@KateNocera) July 31, 2014
The August recess looms — out come the Bermuda shorts.