Wednesday in Washington

The Senate will be in session today considering the House passed debt limit extension. Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Senator Kerry’s nomination to serve as Secretary of State by a vote of 94-3, with Kerry voting Present and Senators Cornyn and Cruz voting “no”, siting the Senator Kerry’s liberal positions and support for measures undermining US… More »

Tuesday in Washington

The Senate is in session today. Having passed the $50.5 B supplemental appropriations bill for victims of Hurricane Sandy (62-36), the Senate is set to consider the nomination of John Kerry to serve as the next Secretary of State. The Senate will then turn to consideration of the House passed debt limit increase which requires… More »

Monday in Washington

The Senate will be in session this week while the House is in recess. The Senate is expected to take up the House-passed debt limit extension and the Sandy supplemental this week. The Senate may also take up Senator Kerry’s nomination, and hearings will begin on Senator Hagel’s nomination to serve as Secretary of Defense…. More »

Friday in Washington

Neither the House nor the Senate will be conducting votes today with the House in recess and the Senate’s next vote not scheduled till Monday. The Senate resolved its internal dispute over Senate rules and the use of the filibuster by limiting the use of such procedural tactics on motions to proceed to the consideration… More »