Congress finally passed health care reform in late March before finally abandoning Washington for two weeks. Lawmakers return this week. And no one quite knows what they’re going to do between now and the end of the year.
“I’m not really sure,” responded one senior staffer when I asked what was on tap when Congress returned to session.
“Are you kidding me?” said another. “I still haven’t recovered from health care.”
“I’m golfing,” replied another.
It may be April. But in Congress, the calendar may as well read December. Because almost anything of consequence for the 111th Congress is in the books.