January 9, 2012 4:36 AM

Commentary: U.S. citizens can force Congress to change

New Year's is a day for hope and optimism — two words rarely associated with the U.S. Congress. Americans' disenchantment with their elected representatives is nothing new. "There is no distinctly native American criminal class, except Congress," Mark Twain wrote more than a century ago.

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