On Capitol Hill dysfunction reigns, GOP leaders fall short

FILE - In this June 14, 2016 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington. In an election year featuring loud demands for change, Congress and its Republican leaders have delivered more of the same. More of the partisanship and dysfunction that have kept congressional approval ratings at 20 percent or below for years. More of the inability to accomplish even the most basic work, the must-pass spending bills to keep the government running. More failure to legislate on pressing issues like guns, or even respond to a public health emergency, the Zika virus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — In an election year featuring loud demands for change, Congress and its Republican leaders have delivered more of the same.

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