September 22, 2012 at 11:09am
The Republican-controlled House just adjourned until after Election Day, having worked only eight days since their five-week summer break.
The House adjourned Friday at its earliest date before an election, finishing legislative business 46 days before Election Day. …
All told, lawmakers gathered for a grand total of eight legislative days since leaving for their annual summer break in early August. …
No progress was made on undoing the so-called “fiscal cliff,” the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes set to spring into place in January. And lawmakers went home to campaign for re-election without having resolved their differences to pass a farm bill. (First Read)
This is what our tax money pays their salaries for? Throw the bastards out!