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Lame-duck session report card

In the six weeks after the Republican gains in the midterm elections, Democratic leaders in Congress muscled through several key priorities for a humbled President Obama. Most of the bills drew bipartisan support, turning a period that was expected to be politically difficult for Obama into one of the most far-reaching legislative streaks of his presidency.

Bills that drew bipartisan support, turning a period that was expected to be politically difficult for President Obama into one of the most far-reaching legislative streaks of his presidency.

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Stormy but highly productive 111th Congress adjourns
Article | The House and Senate adjourned for the year on Wednesday evening, closing a two-year term that holds the odd distinction of being both historically busy and epically unpopular.
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Obama exults as Congress adjourns
Article | President Obama wrapped up an unexpectedly productive and politically successful lame-duck session of Congress on Wednesday with a sweeping assessment of his achievements.

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