Congress Throws $10m Party to Celebrate 8% Rise in Approval Ratings

WASHINGTON — The Senate and House of Representatives have green-lit plans for a lavish, luxurious $10 million party next week, in celebration of congressional approval ratings rising from 13% to 21%. Last week, the Gallup Organization revealed that pre-election approval ratings had risen 8% for Congress since the last monthly poll in September.  The results reflected Americans’ increasing confidence in the economy,…

Lame Duck Bickering Continues After Election: Dems Refuse to Play “Life”

WASHINGTON — As Congress prepares for the great American tradition of the lame duck session, partisan bickering has broken out over what should be played to pass the time. Congress does nothing during the lame duck session, and playing children’s games has become a tradition. This is not the first time a breakdown of bipartisanship has undermined the tradition; however, a lame…