Posted: 12/28/2012 8:00 am EST | Updated: 12/28/2012 9:37 am EST
Looks like the 112th is about to set the bar to a new, lower level.
<According to a Huffington Post review of all the bills that hit President Barack Obama's desk this session, Obama has signed 219 bills passed by the 112th Congress into law. With less than a week to go in the year, there are currently another 20 bills pending presidential action. In comparison, the last Congress passed 383 bills, while the one before it passed 460.>
<"We have been studying Washington politics and Congress for more than 40 years, and never have we seen them this dysfunctional," they wrote. "In our past writings, we have criticized both parties when we believed it was warranted. Today, however, we have no choice but to acknowledge that the core of the problem lies with the Republican Party.">
112th Congress Set To Become Most Unproductive Since 1940s