These Are the 35 Most Useless Members of Congress

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4. Andre Carson
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4. André Carson

Effectiveness Score: 0%
Total Sponsored Bills: 50
Bills Passed Committee: 0
Serving Since: 2008

The Representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district, André Carson is one of only two Muslim congressmen. And the Democrat riled the right in 2012 by saying that American schools could learn a thing or two from the Islamic education system.

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3. Donna F. Edwards

Effectiveness Score: 0%
Total Sponsored Bills: 35
Bills Passed Committee: 0
Serving Since: 2008

Donna F. Edwards was arrested less than a year after Maryland’s 4th congressional district voted her into the House of Representatives. Why? Because she disregarded police warnings when a demonstration outside the Sudan embassy was taking place. The Democrat was among those protesting against events in Darfur.

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