Brian J. Kennedy, press secretary to House Republican Leader John Boehner, used this response to a request for a report on the legislative work of the Iraqi parliament to make a comparison to the Democratic Congress:
Is the new Iraqi Parliament out-legislating the Democratic Congress in Washington? Please note the following letter from the State Department to U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on the progress of the Iraqi Parliament.
Comparison of Bills Signed Into Law:
* Democratic Congress – 48
* Iraqi Parliament – 53
Number of Post Offices Signed Into Law:
* Democratic Congress – 12
* Iraqi Parliament – 00