Departing Congress Leaves Unfinished Business Behind The Senate concludes its last session of the 107th Congress, passing a raft of legislation including a bill creating a new Homeland Security Department. But lawmakers leave town without passing bills on spending issues, bankruptcy reform or energy policy. NPR's David Welna reports.

Departing Congress Leaves Unfinished Business Behind

Departing Congress Leaves Unfinished Business Behind

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The Senate concludes its last session of the 107th Congress, passing a raft of legislation including a bill creating a new Homeland Security Department. But lawmakers leave town without passing bills on spending issues, bankruptcy reform or energy policy. NPR's David Welna reports.