Over the next several days, 2020 Dems will gather for their next primary debate, the House will continue impeachment inquiry hearings, and Congress faces another budget deadline. Get prepared with our revamped “Week Ahead” feature.
Members of Congress head back home for a district work period while impeachment talk hits a fever pitch. Candidates and incumbents alike will be attending a number of events, here are the highlights.
Democrats want to implement a new financial transaction tax to pay for their expensive policy proposals.
On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives will swear in two new Republican congressmen from North Carolina – Dan Bishop and Greg Murphy, who won a special election held last week.
It was a wild week in presidential polling this week as separate polls showed Joe Biden trailing both Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, while others showed him leading the field by a sizable margin. Meanwhile, one presidential contender dropped another, a longtime Republican senator announced his retirement, and an Inspector General’s report shows former FBI […]
The House and Senate are still in recess until Labor Day. President Trump will return to the United States following the G7 Summit.
The House and Senate have broken for summer recess. President Trump is scheduled to visit both El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio after a pair of mass shootings from over the weekend. He has called on Congress to enact tougher gun laws.
Democrats met in Detroit this week for the second round of presidential primary debates, and the spectacle did not disappoint. The candidates ripped each other apart on wide range of issues, from health care to immigration to climate change.
As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates head into the second debate this week, an enormous amount of pressure is on Joe Biden, who must do a better job defending his record and going on the attack when his fellow candidates go after him. And they will.
The field of 2020 Democrats vying for their party’s nomination hasn’t dwindled at all, but polling appears to indicate there are four viable candidates. Of course, polls aren’t everything. Mayor Pete Buttigieg raised more money than any Democrat in the race last cycle, but he’s stuck in the single digits in nearly every poll.
As we enter the last week of session before the House breaks for August recess, they will consider the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act. The Senate will vote on Tuesday to permanently extend the 9/11 victims fund. President Trump on Monday will meet with the Pakistani prime minister. On Tuesday, he will speak at Turning Point USA’s “Teen Student Action Summit.”
It was a chaotic week in Washington as President Trump’s tweets about the so-called “squad” of freshman Democratic congresswomen set off a firestorm. Meanwhile, polls are showing that Joe Biden might be losing his firm grip on frontrunner status in the Democratic presidential primary, and Nancy Pelosi continues dealing with insurgent House Democrats.