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 BoxerBottom line Polls show big bounce to Biden ahead of Super Tuesday Sanders poised for big Super Tuesday MORE (D-Calif.) and David VitterDavid Bruce VitterBottom line Bottom line The biggest political upsets of the decade MORE (R-La.), the ranking members on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, along with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenCongress must act now to fix a Social Security COVID-19 glitch and expand, not cut, benefits On The Money: Trump administration releases PPP loan data | Congress gears up for battle over expiring unemployment benefits | McConnell opens door to direct payments in next coronavirus bill Hillicon Valley: QAnon scores wins, creating GOP problem | Supreme Court upholds regulation banning robocalls to cellphones | Foreign hackers take aim at homebound Americans | Uber acquires Postmates 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.