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Special Report | Congress Is Failing

  • So much for checks and balances.
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Igor Bobic and Matt Fuller, Huffington Post / Help all reader supported Evergreene Digest continue telling the stories that corporate media outlets don't want you to see. 
Donate Now → | As House Democrats dither over moving forward with impeachment in a divided government and Senate Republicans are satisfied confirming judges rather than passing legislation, a pressing question is emerging: What the hell is Congress good for, anyway?

“This is the worst I’ve seen it,” congressional historian and American Enterprise Institute scholar Norman Ornstein told HuffPost this week. “With Nixon, we had people like Howard Baker, Hugh Scott, Barry Goldwater, Bill Cohen and John Rhodes. There is no equivalent today. And we have far worse corruption and lying.”

The House and Senate have been divided many times. Congress and the presidency are rarely controlled by one party. But the extent to which this Congress is already proving itself worthless as a legislative body and as a check against the president is historic.

Igor Bobic is a reporter who helps oversee the Huffington Post's coverage of politics and policy in Washington, D.C.
Matt Fuller covers Congress at HuffPost. Previously, Matt was a House leadership reporter for Roll Call, and a legislative action reporter for CQ.

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Pelosi: “I Don’t See Anything Inappropriate” In Rigging Primaries. ‪Caitlin Johnstone‬, Medium

  •*jYOV_4YuZlgKkGhU_CS5_Q.pngThe Democrats are officially an over-funded novelty joke party with a humorously ironic novelty joke name. They are useless. They are worthless. Time for something new.
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