Wednesday in Washington

Wednesday in Washington: Both the House and Senate are in session today.  Senator Reid filed cloture on gun control legislation now before the Senate last night, setting up a potential vote and test of Republicans’ willingness to filibuster the measure by Thursday.  A compromise is rumored to be close between Senator Manchin and Senator Toomey… 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 »

Thursday in Washington

Thursday in Washington: Recess Is Almost Over: With Congress still in recess, speculation continues to build over the impact the President’s budget plan will have on the appropriations process and ongoing efforts to address elements of the sequestration and other pressing fiscal matters facing the Congress. A number of new hearings have been announced focused… More »