Oh, wow! I'm rather speechless over New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie's brutally honest news conference he gave today. Although I'm still unhappy with Christie's veto over same-sex marriage bill in New Jersey nearly a year ago, his morals and the work he has done to fight for relief funds and help the people in his state after Hurricane Sandy hit most has definitely earned my respect.
No wonder pundits are calling the 112th Congress the worst in the history of our nation. Their last day (yesterday) was a particularly repugnant one. Good riddance 112th "do nothing" Congress...Rachel Maddow Blog
Congress had a lengthy to-do list as the end of the year approached, with a series of measures that needed action before 2013 began. Some of the items passed (a fiscal agreement, a temporary farm bill), while others didn't (relief funding for victims of Hurricane Sandy).