Jonathan Weisman writes that the last week before the long summer recess is usually crunchtime for Congress, but it's "a sleepy time for the underachieving 113th." Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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As Summer Recess Looms, Congress Remains Inactive

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