Congress has a long “To Do” list for the rest of the year, beginning with pumping up the economy.
But the calendar of working days on the Republican majority leader’s website shows Congress is scheduled to be in session only 52 more days this year.
That allows little time to address the debt ceiling again, extend the payroll tax cuts, prevent student loan interest rates from doubling and decide whether to extend the Bush tax cuts.
Speaker John Boehner reportedly told a meeting of the House GOP last week: “Let’s call bulls–t, bulls–t! This election is going to be all about the economy.”