Despite promises to "fund what works," President Obama signed a bill earlier this year which effectively kills the DC Opportunity Scholarships Program, a popular school choice program started by Congress in 2004.  The President has said he will extend the program until all current participants graduate from high school, but will not accept any new applicants, The Washington Post reported last week. More than 2,000 students have been able to attend one of the D.C.

In a speech today to the National Urban League’s annual legislative policy conference, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) questioned a recent decision by Congress to cut the bipartisan Reading First initiative by hundreds of millions of dollars while simultaneously earmarking billions of taxpayer dollars for politicians’ pet projects.

At the six-month mark of the new majority, the following report takes a look at House Democrats’ Top 100 Broken Promises – and how those broken promises have led to little, if any, accomplishments of note and a record of failure that has undermined the confidence of the American people in this Congress.

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