The political winner of the lame-duck session is ...
In a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll released Wednesday, 56 percent of Americans said they support how Obama has handled the lame-duck session that’s expected to end this week. Forty-one percent said they disapprove.
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle didn't do as well. Republicans have a 42 percent approval rating for their work during the lame duck, while 44 percent approved of the work by Democrats.
Obama's lead in the poll might just be a function of his continual lead over Congress in all polls. It's also worth noting that Congress is above 40 percent in this survey, which just about never happens. It's almost as if the American people like it when their legislators actually get things done...
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