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Study: Congress don't speak as good as they used to could

Members of the 112th Congress speak at a full grade level lower than they did a decade ago, according to a recent study from the Sunlight Foundation. The analysis uses the Flesch- Kincaid test, which measures the length of sentences and the complexity of words in a given text, in this case the speeches in the Congressional Record.

Friday - 06/01/2012, 11:33am EDT

Tags: Gerry Connolly, Roscoe Bartlett, Sunlight foundation, paul shinkman