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Understanding The Recess Appointment Truce

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For the first time in a long while, Congress is on recess — an actual recess, without the so-called pro-forma gaveling in and gaveling out staged every few days to technically remain in session and thereby prevent President Obama from making recess appointments that don't need Senate approval. A kind of gentleman's agreement brought this about.
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