"Shortly before 6 p.m., near the end of a two-hour debate on the plan, Republicans halted the proceedings, and Democrats claimed that Mr. Boehner was still short of the votes he needed.
At 6:50 p.m., the leaders stopped all business on the floor, where the House had worked through a list of post offices to be renamed, and called a"—Wait, what's that? Post office renaming? Oh yes. Lots of what our government does is rename post offices, actually! This year alone, "50 bills to rename post offices have been introduced. Three of those bills have made it to the president’s desk, representing a full 13 percent of [...]