Dysfunctional jerks! Here we go again!
scrambled on Thursday to find the votes to keep the U.S. government funded after the embarrassing defeat of a spending bill threw into question Congress' ability to pass basic laws.
The bill's unexpected failure suggested that, even in the face of rock-bottom approval ratings, Democratic and Republican lawmakers may not be able to bridge their differences to pass a measure that would help disaster victims and avoid a government shutdown.! http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/09/22/us-usa-congress-spending-idUKTRE78K78Z20110922