Tuesday in Washington

Tuesday in Washington:   The Struggle Resumes: The Senate and the House will be in session today.   Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Mary Jo White to be the next head of the Securities Exchange Commission by unanimous consent.  The Senate will now move to consideration of a package of gun control legislation including measures to increase… More »

Monday in Washington

Monday in Washington: Both the Senate and the House will be in session this week. The President is expected to release his budget this week, which will kick off another round of debates on fiscal policies in the US. The nomination hearings for both Gina McCarthy and Ernest Moniz will be conducted this week. The… More »

Friday in Washington

Friday in Washington: With Good Friday upon us and another week of Congressional recess to go, Capitol Hill is relatively silent this Friday. However, Fridays do tend to be favorites for releasing unpopular rules, and new sulfur standards for gasoline are expected to be released today. Despite the recess, we expect a number of Members… More »