Monday, April 16, 2012

Senate laziest in 20 years

Kliphnote: I don't care how much they tax millionaires. It's Obama's class warfare.  It would be $47 billion over 10 years.  That's ONE DAY of Obama's $16 trillion debt. FOOLS all!


Senate GOP blocks Obama's 'Buffett rule' for minimum tax rate on millionaires

The measure received majority support, 51-45, but 60 votes were required for the legislation to advance.


Report: Democrat-controlled Senate laziest in 20 years

11 hours 30 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid talks with reporters. A Senate report review found that his chamber in 2011 was among the least productive in 20 years. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

For those who need proof that the Senate was a do-nothing chamber in 2011 beyond the constant partisan bickering and failure to pass a federal budget, there is now hard evidence that it was among the laziest in 20 years.

In her latest report, Secretary of the Senate Nancy Erickson revealed a slew of data that put the first session of the 112th Senate at the bottom of Senates since 1992 in legislative productivity, an especially damning finding considering that it wasn’t an election year when congressional action is usually lower.

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