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Congress comes back from their Fourth of July “district work period” this week. The Senate will be considering nominations. The major piece of legislation on the House’s agenda is H.R. 6237, which authorizes intelligence activities of [...]
Last night the House GOP unveiled the short-term spending bill. The bill extends government funding through April 28. It appropriates $1.07 trillion, thus keeping the budget below the spending caps. However, it appropriates an additional $8 [...]
The big news of the week is the vote on ObamaCare repeal. Today the Senate will vote on the motion to proceed. If the motion passes, the Senate will vote on both legislation to repeal ObamaCare, and legislation to replace it with McConnellCare. [...]
The U.S. Senate wrapped-up business last week by rejecting cloture on the the Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012). Roll call vote is available here. You can read about the problem with this bill here. Today, the U.S. Senate begins [...]