A Highway Trust Fund party invite? Only in Washington
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Count this among the “only in D.C.” emails: a Highway Trust Fund-themed party invitation that includes the photoshopped heads of lawmakers onto Mario Kart characters.

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The offbeat invite comes from law firm behemoth Holland & Knight for its annual “Rooftop Deck Caucus” event on Thursday in downtown Washington.

The note invites guests to “get away from the gridlock, forget the funding fights, put aside the PS3s, and race to the finish!” at the summer shindig.

An accompanying graphic shows Sens. Barbara BoxerBarbara Levy BoxerHillicon Valley: Ocasio-Cortez clashes with former Dem senator over gig worker bill | Software engineer indicted over Capital One breach | Lawmakers push Amazon to remove unsafe products Ocasio-Cortez blasts former Dem senator for helping Lyft fight gig worker bill Only four Dem senators have endorsed 2020 candidates MORE (D-Calif.) and David VitterDavid Bruce VitterTrump calls on Republicans to vote out Democratic Louisiana governor amid GOP infighting Grocery group hires new top lobbyist Lobbying World MORE (R-La.), the ranking members on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, along with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenDemocrats urge Rick Perry not to roll back lightbulb efficiency rules Bipartisan senators want federal plan for sharing more info on supply chain threats PhRMA CEO warns Pelosi bill to lower drug prices would be 'devastating' for industry MORE (D-Ore.) and Reps. Nick RahallNick Joe RahallWe shouldn't allow politics to impede disaster relief Break the cycle of partisanship with infant, child health care programs Clinton mulls role in 2018 midterms MORE (D-W.Va.) and Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), the top two lawmakers on the House Transportation Committee, putting pedal to the metal in the classic Nintendo game.

Lawmakers are scrambling to come up with a way to prevent a bankruptcy in federal transportation funding that has been projected to occur next month.

—Keith Laing contributed.