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(Congress) Does Nothing, Almost Literally & It's Not Just Republicans 7/5/14

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    Published on Jul 5, 2014



    "The people's representatives can't agree on much of anything these days — even calling a recess.



    ...

    Published on Jul 5, 2014



    "The people's representatives can't agree on much of anything these days — even calling a recess.



    When senators and members of the House went home for their Independence Day break, they didn't, or couldn't, agree on an adjournment resolution.

    So they did what they usually do: They went into "pro-forma session," a status when they are technically working but don't actually do anything.

    Come to think of it, that's pretty much how it is when they're in town, too."* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

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