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Despite differences, Commission demonstrates teamwork

A recent Wall Street Journal/ NBC poll found that Congress has drawn among the lowest approval ratings in history, with 83 percent of those responding giving it the big thumbs down. Looking at the past, this Congress is on pace to beat the record as the most ineffective in modern government history, surpassing that of the post Civil War era.
The 113th Congress has completed roughly seven months of the session (which is two years in length), and thus far has enacted 21 bills and resolutions. Compare this to the 111th Congress (2009-2010) that moved through 385 bills, and the ...

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