How to Be Santa Claus

How to Be Santa Claus Congress rushes to pass jobs bills, however flawed

With 12 million or more Americans likely to be still unemployed at Christmas, a legislator who fails to vote for something or other that can be labeled a "jobs bill" is casting himself as Ebenezer Scrooge. Or so believe many Representatives and Senators who are scrambling to push supposed job-creating measures through the lameduck session of Congress that is scheduled to end this week, while simultaneously growling to themselves the equivalent of "bah, humbug!" A startling number confess to the deepest skepticism that any of the bills would...

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