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"Seven weeks from the day we come in is New Year's Eve, and that's assuming we don't take Christmas week off and Thanksgiving
What ails the legislative process is nothing new. Interviews with members of Congress from both sides on Wednesday produced
Congress already closed out the year with the least productive legislative session in history. And now, House Democrats pointed out Monday, House Republicans can add another record to the roster: the most closed session in history.
The office of Rep. Louise Slaughter (N.Y.), the ranking Democrat on the House Rules Committee, also released a video Monday
"If you're a company or a business or an interest group and you see a Congress that isn't likely to actually do what you
About a week and a half ago, our own Amanda Terkel reported that the current Congress was "on pace to be the least productive
The Huffington Post compiled the data from GovTrack, which lists laws since 1973. Back then, significantly more legislation