CHRIS HELLMAN – After the November elections, members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill for their â€œlame duckâ€ session with one huge piece of unfinished business â€“ the Fiscal Year 2011 budget. And while they failed to complete work on the budget â€“ the government is currently running on a â€œcontinuing resolutionâ€ that funds federal agencies through March 4, 2011 â€“ the lame duck session did pass legislation on a number of serious issues.
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Congress: Laws to Pass Before the Republicans Take Over
MICHAEL MOORE – Welcome back to our nation’s capital, Congressional Democrats, for your one final session of the 111th Congress. Come January, the Republicans will take over the House while the Democrats will retain control of the Senate. But Dems – here’s something I don’t understand: Why do you look all sullen and depressed? Clearly you’re not aware of one very important fact: you are still completely, totally, legally in charge!