It seems the current Congress is quite unpopular. Polls rank them among the worst of the worst. This is quite a distinction that the very polarized Congress has brought upon themeselves. They have been in the news a lot of late for being in Washington very little and not accomplishing much. Meanwhile, they are well paid and have benefitis the rest of us will never see.
Blogs this week have been commenting on the ineffectiveness of this group. If you put the 112th Congress in your search engine you will find what I did. There are many articles and blogs about the current group of Congressmen and it is not pretty, that's for sure. They are the topic of the Sunday Night Blog: http://rjptalk.wordpress.com/2012/07/15/send-in-the-clowns/