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New poll finds voters think Congress, federal government still stink

A Gallup survey released Thursday shows continued dissatisfaction with Congress. Just 19 percent of Americans approve of the way lawmakers in Washington are doing their jobs. Although this is a two percentage-point improvement over last year’s reading and five points … Continue reading

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Approval of Congress falls even lower

The Republican-led Congress earns its lowest job approval marks this year, perhaps in part because of its failure to pass any major legislation. Most voters are steadfast in their opinion that the more important job for Congress is passing good … Continue reading

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Memo to Congress: Don’t do something, just stand there (Ed Royce take note)

By David Boaz | Congress has a golden opportunity over the next six weeks to significantly improve public policy and expand American freedom by doing nothing. In fact, a long vacation would be just the ticket. The Export-Import Bank’s authorization … Continue reading

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Unskilled workers report for new jobs

By Andy Borowitz | Sixty-four unskilled workers reported to new jobs in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday as part of a federal jobs program that provides employment for people unable to find productive work elsewhere. The new hires, who have no … Continue reading

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