"'I'd just as soon they shut (Congress) down for a few years...All they do is keep passing laws.'"Thank goodness the average voter has a sense of how things work. Otherwise, by golly, I'd be worried about our future!
-- Robert Hirsch, 72, a Republican-leaning voter in Chicago.
"The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day."
"[Congress shall be empowered] To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof."
--Constitution of the United States of America, Article I, sections 4-8
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