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113th Congress Productivity

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Adopted Record Number Of Closed Rules In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress already closed out the year with the least productive legislative session in history. And now, House Democrats pointed out Mond...

Alissa Scheller

These Charts Show Just How Good Congress Was At Being Terrible In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Alissa Scheller | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

Congress did very, very little in 2013 — setting all-time records for both most unproductive and most unpopular Congress ever. Both the House and Se...

In The Worst Congress Ever, These Few Lawmakers Actually Did Something

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The 113th Congress is on track to pass just 55 bills in 2013 -- a record low level of productivity. But despite the historic levels of inter-party...

Jason Linkins

John Boehner's Own Success Metric Demonstrates He's Not Very Successful

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

About a week and a half ago, our own Amanda Terkel reported that the current Congress was "on pace to be the least productive in modern history," havi...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Insists It's 'Nonsense' 112th Congress Was Least Productive, Even Though It Was

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) bristled at a suggestion on Thursday that Congress has been "historically unproductive." "That's ...

Amanda Terkel

113th Congress On Pace To Be Least Productive In Modern History

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The current Congress has had just 15 bills signed into law so far, the fewest in recent history. This is not an insignificant feat. ...