Sunday, October 01, 2006

excerpts from NY Times article "Congress Adjourns for Election with Work Unfinished :"

...[C]ritics have called this a ''do-nothing Congress,'' citing its failure on legislation to clean up how it does business, revamp the nation's immigration laws and overhaul the Social Security retirement program.

Lawmakers couldn't even agree on a new budget and have to return after the election to finish a number of must-pass federal spending bills.


``If members of the next Congress want to be remembered as members of a 'Do-Something Congress' it must address these issues,'' Paul Light of New York University's Center for the Study of Congress said in releasing its report.

for the full article click here.

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