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Least Productive Congress

This Congress Wasn't The Least Productive Ever, But It Came Pretty Close

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It turns out that this Congress did not produce the fewest laws since the days of President Harry Truman. But it was pretty darn c...

Michael McAuliff

Senators Admit Congress Really Sucked In 2013 | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The toughest challenge for Congress in 2013 turns out to be determining whether anything good happened, anything at all, especially for ...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner Blames Democrats For Do-Nothing Congress | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) appears to be a touch sensitive to the idea that he's presiding over the least productive Congress i...

Amanda Terkel

Lobbying Dollars Drop Off During Least Productive Congress | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's influence-peddlers appear to be spending far less money lobbying lawmakers these days, confronted with a Congress that does...