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10/11/2013 01:23 pm ET Updated Dec 11, 2013

Congressional Zoo

Congress is the gift that keeps on giving. For an editorial cartoonist, the inactivity of Capitol Hill is the perfect opportunity to swing into action. But the challenge is to come up with a joke about something that is, by its nature, a joke. Fortunately, every day brings a new revelation from the Hill that's more outrageous than the previous day's outrageousness. The name-calling, finger-pointing and bullying, not to mention the sandbox, schoolyard nature of our nation's Congress, create the perfect candy store for cartoonists like myself. Here's my take on our national embarrassment.

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