02.28.1310:38 PM ET

Despite Sequester, Congress Adjourns Early

With two fiscal proposals voted down Thursday and no other deal in the works, the House decided that 2:07 p.m. was an appropriate time to start a three-day weekend. 'The whole point was to make them fight with each other and fix this thing down to the wire,' said a furious Rachel Maddow. 'They left in the afternoon.'