House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is not the only leader rushing to get out of Washington for a special trip.

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellSenate passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown Senate advances funding measure, avoiding shutdown President Obama should curb mass incarceration with clemency MORE (R-Ky.) had planned a vacation with his wife, former Labor secretary Elaine Chao over the Presidents