Nothing makes better Twitter material for a lawmaker than good quality time spent with his or her constituents.
So it's not surprising that every lawmaker within earshot of a Labor Day parade, barbecue or rally has shared his experience on the Twittersphere.
Here's how some lawmakers are spending their holiday. We'll update as more Tweets come in:
Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) attended a rally in Pittsburgh with Vice President Joe Biden:
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) found some ObamaCare opponents out celebrating:
CongJoeWilson Happy Labor Day! Wonderful parade at Chapin, many people called out to oppose Obamacare which I assured them would be relayed tomorrow to DC
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) took some constituents hiking. (Wait, really?)
jaredpolis had a great hike with about 30 constituents, en route to Louisville Labor Day Parade
Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) is spreading the word about the Democrats' climate bill:
Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) is doing the parade thing:
mlfudge Getting Ready to kick off the Ohio 11th Congressional District Labor Day Parade at 11:00 am. See you all there!
Rep. Artur Davis (D-Ala.) set his alarm clock this morning:
ArturDavis Happy Labor Day! Up early to ride in the Tuscumbia parade! If you live in the Shoals - come out and show your support!
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is enjoying the weather:
GovernorPerry Happy Labor Day...almost a perfect morning!! Get out there and run/bike/walk/swim...well you get it. Enjoy Texas' outdoors!!
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) hit up the state fair:
keithellison Happy Labor Day! Be nice to a worker. Give appreciation for the weekend, 8-hour day, right-to-organize, workers comp, FMLA, social security
keithellison Had a wonderful at MN State Fair at House of Labor w/ Gov't workers, steelers, sheet metalers, UAW, nurses, Letter carriers & more.