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House votes 150-265 against adjourning for August recess

The House voted Thursday against adjourning for the August break, until Sept. 10, mostly on the strength of Democrats who have argued throughout the week that lawmakers should stay in session and finish work on a range of unfinished issues, including a farm bill and middle-class tax relief.

But Democrats were joined by 78 Republicans who also voted against the adjournment resolution. The vote was 150-265 against adjourning.

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