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    Dec 25, 2012

    What Lawmakers Tweeted On Their Christmas Vacation

    Merry Twitmas to all.

    There were last-minute shopping trips.

    Happy hunting to you last-minute holiday shoppers. May the deals be with you (and the lines be short)!

    Happy hunting to you last-minute holiday shoppers. May the deals be with you (and the lines be short)!-- Darrell Issa

    And acts of charity.

    Helping to serve Christmas Eve dinner with my family @themissionkc http://t.co/7MmNgCFa

    Helping to serve Christmas Eve dinner with my family @themissionkc http://t.co/7MmNgCFa-- Kevin McCarthy

    Dropped off hats&mittens @the Woodland Park Boys & Girls Club.Got to sing a few Christmas carols too http://t.co/mLiH6E6e

    Dropped off hats&mittens @the Woodland Park Boys & Girls Club.Got to sing a few Christmas carols too http://t.co/mLiH6E6e-- Senator Mark Begich

    And quality time with family, too.

    Look who we found at the front desk of the restaurant today! http://t.co/e3eSPGOk

    Look who we found at the front desk of the restaurant today! http://t.co/e3eSPGOk-- John McCain

    Christmas. Love. Birth. My youngest with her 1 mos old nephew. http://t.co/PoQhqS12

    Christmas. Love. Birth. My youngest with her 1 mos old nephew. http://t.co/PoQhqS12-- Claire McCaskill

    Some tweets were seasonal.

    Waking up to a beautiful snowfall here in Utah. Merry Christmas http://t.co/k1hl3Uwd

    Waking up to a beautiful snowfall here in Utah. Merry Christmas http://t.co/k1hl3Uwd-- Jason Chaffetz

    Ho ho ho! A Dallas yard with Christmas fun! http://t.co/lWMnKW7W

    Ho ho ho! A Dallas yard with Christmas fun! http://t.co/lWMnKW7W-- Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Others, religious.

    Merry CHRISTmas! Believe! For God so loved..that he gave his..only Son that whoever BELIEVES in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

    Merry CHRISTmas! Believe! For God so loved..that he gave his..only Son that whoever BELIEVES in him shall not perish but have eternal life.-- Rep. Vicky Hartzler

    I bring u news of great joy,a joy 2b shared by the whole people 2day in the town of David a Savior has been born to u; he is Christ The Lord

    I bring u news of great joy,a joy 2b shared by the whole people 2day in the town of David a Savior has been born to u; he is Christ The Lord-- Marco Rubio

    And, of course, there were presents.

    Merry Christmas!! Two excited chidren at our house woke their parents up early to see if Santa came. I hope u have a happy and blessed day.

    Merry Christmas!! Two excited chidren at our house woke their parents up early to see if Santa came. I hope u have a happy and blessed day.-- Kelly Ayotte

    (Although not everyone got what they wanted.)

    From my family to yours, wishing you a very merry Christmas and happy New Year. I was hoping for a #FiscalCliff deal under the tree...

    From my family to yours, wishing you a very merry Christmas and happy New Year. I was hoping for a #FiscalCliff deal under the tree...-- Mark Warner

    Merry Christmas.

    One of my favorite scenes from Charlie Brown Christmas. Merry Christmas! http://t.co/cAw9T1y8

    One of my favorite scenes from Charlie Brown Christmas. Merry Christmas! http://t.co/cAw9T1y8-- Michele Bachmann

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