Lame Duck Session
President Habeeb was not looking forward to the lame duck session as it would be much more difficult to accomplish his goals as it was his last legislative session before the new president took office.
U.S. Senate Definition
When Congress (or either chamber) reconvenes in an even-numbered year following the November general elections to consider various items of business. Some lawmakers who return for this session will not be in the next Congress. Hence, they are informally called "lame duck" members participating in a "lame duck" session.