Pundits and politicians like to make each presidential election seem like the end-all of American politics, and yet one of the elections that has had the biggest impact on our everyday lives was the midterm election of 2010, according to the "Full Frontal" host.
You know what's worse than the 112th Congress, which passed a historic low of 23 items by this time last year? The 113th Congress, which has managed to eclipse that record for futility and "accomplish" even less.
By casting their ballots in favor of a deal that would avert the so-called fiscal cliff early Tuesday morning, senators overwhelmingly blocked a pay increase for themselves and members of the House that President Obama recently approved via an executive order.
Looking for a job where being unproductive and ineffective won't hurt your chances of getting a raise? Try being a member of Congress!
A look at the day's political happenings, including Romney budget specifics and why the 2012 Congress could be one of the worst ever.