If Congress can't get its act together and keep the government running, lawmakers' pay should be docked. Or senators should be required to stick near the Capitol - and even face arrest - if they don’t stay to hammer out a resolution. The Capitol Building as seen in Washington, Dec. 8, 2016.
If Congress can't get its act together and keep the government running, lawmakers' pay should be docked. Or senators should be required to stick near the Capitol - and even face arrest - if they don’t stay to hammer out a resolution. The Capitol Building as seen in Washington, Dec. 8, 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP
If Congress can't get its act together and keep the government running, lawmakers' pay should be docked. Or senators should be required to stick near the Capitol - and even face arrest - if they don’t stay to hammer out a resolution. The Capitol Building as seen in Washington, Dec. 8, 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

Dock their pay, arrest senators. Lawmakers propose punishment for missing budget deadlines

April 12, 2017 3:04 PM