Monday in Washington

Monday in Washington: The Work Continues: Congressional hearings on the FY2014 budget will continue this week in both the House and the Senate.  The Boston bombings and subsequent manhunt along with the Ricin attack on the Senate did not stall the first week of budget hearings, and as they go on longer, more details of… More »

Wednesday in Washington

Wednesday in Washington: Work Continues: Both the House and the Senate are in session today.  Questions about the attack in Boston and the recent Ricin laced letter sent to the office of Senator Wicker continue to mount as few concrete answers have been immediately available.  Meanwhile, the Senate continues its consideration of gun control legislation… More »

Tuesday in Washington

Tuesday in Washington: Prayers to the Families and the City of Boston: While Members of Congress and the public await additional briefings and information on the bombings, both the House and the Senate will be in session today.  Following the tragedy in Boston, the legislative agenda for the week will be in flux.  However, Committees… More »

Monday in Washington

Monday in Washington:   When the Budget Really Starts to Matter: Both the House and Senate will be in session this week.  Most of the attention will be on the gun control measures currently before the Senate and the expected release of a comprehensive immigration reform proposal.  While these items will dominate the news cycle,… More »