The Most 'Do-Nothing' Congress since 1948

The current Congress -- the 109th -- is set to spend the least amount of time in Washington of any Congress since 1948.

The House of Representatives is projected to meet for only 99 days this session, nine days less than the Congress of 1947-48. The Senate is projected to meet for 129 days, tying the sixth fewest days a Senate session has met since 1948.

View the report "The 'Do-Nothing' 109th Congress: The Days in Session for the 109th Congress Compared to Previous Congresses from 1947-2006".