A bill getting through Congress ‘clean’ hasn’t got a prayer

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February 20, 2015

Scene of U.S. Capitol in Washington

The U.S. Capitol in Washington is seen lighted at night. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters)

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Is cleanliness next to Godliness? Not if you look at legislation in Congress. There, cleanliness is next to impossible.

If a bill were to be voted on by both chambers without riders and amendments tacked onto it, then that would be the miracle.

The latest congressional tiff is over the Department of Homeland Security funding authorization bill. Funding runs out at the end of February. And nobody’s against homeland security, right?

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