In the last few decades
"This Congress made history as the least productive, most unpopular Congress in the history of this proud nation."
We read the reports so you don't have to
My office sends federal "money back every year."
Working from home
Congress is "on a five-week vacation."
Bills counted since 1947
With only 67 bills or so passed into law, "2013 was the least productive year in congressional history since we’ve been keeping record."
Free to speak
For "the past year, I was censored" and muzzled.
Per Congress’ number-crunchers
Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."
Smile, then swing
Says he "has repeatedly praised Chuck Hagel’s character, patriotism, bravery, and personal service defending our nation."
Fort Worth busted up too
Says no city comparable in size to Austin or smaller was broken into as many congressional districts.
It made national news in ’93
Says Gloria Steinem once called Kay Bailey Hutchison a "female impersonator."
Cruz not naming names
Says Ted Cruz slurred Republican senators including John Cornyn as "graybeards" and "spineless jellyfish."
One legislator voted "no"
Says local Texas chambers of commerce were granted exemptions from paying property taxes on their headquarter properties.
Too slippery to pin down?
"Illegal counterfeiting and piracy costs the U.S. economy $100 billion... every year."
Rick Santorum says Rick Perry requested 1,200 earmarks as governor of Texas.
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