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Everyone remembers Schoolhouse Rock’s classic explanation of how a bill becomes a law. But given this Congress’ historic lack of productivity, it may be time for an update.

Click above to see The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart explain how bills now become something completely different – then share this video!

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Sen. Chuck Grassley

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Last year, Senate Republicans were already feeling so desperate about their upcoming midterm prospects that they rushed to wish Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa a speedy and full recovery from COVID-19 so that he could run for reelection in 2022. The power of incumbency is a huge advantage for any politician, and Republicans were clinging to the idea of sending Grassley—who will be 89 when the '22 general election rolls around—back to the upper chamber for another six-year term.

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