Monday in Washington

Monday in Washington: Neither the House nor the Senate will be voting this week or next as Congress takes a two week recess. Last week, both chambers passed legislation funding the government through the end of the fiscal year. The bill maintained the post sequester funding levels, but it provided more flexibility to many departments… More »


Friday in Washington

Neither the House nor the Senate will be voting today with the Senate’s next vote occurring late in the afternoon on Monday on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. House Democrats continue their annual policy meetings in Leesburg, VA today. Budget topics and how to deal with the sequestration, debt ceiling and annual… More »


Thursday in Washington

The Senate will be in session today considering the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. At noon, William Cowan will be sworn in as the next Senator from Massachusetts replacing John Kerry, who was confirmed to serve as Sec. of State last week. The House will not be in session today while House Democrats… More »


Friday in Washington

No votes are expected today as the Senate finished up most of its business for the week last evening. The Senate approved the short-term debt ceiling fix yesterday setting up a strong push to complete budget resolutions in the House and Senate by April 15th. Failure to do so would result in Members’ salaries being… More »