Hobbled Dems, eager GOP back for lame-duck session

House Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner of Ohio, right, accompanied by Republican Majority Transition Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

November 15, 2010 6:01:57 AM PST
Lame-duck sessions are usually unpopular and unproductive. Nothing suggests otherwise this year.