Online gambling is a billion dollar industry but some lawmakers may want to put an end to it. The bill has caused a small division within the Republican party and it is widely speculated that the legislation is a favor to a wealthy casino owner.
David Williams, president of Taxpayers Protection Alliance, discussed the billion dollar business with Capital Insider.
A decision will be made soon on the future of the keystone pipeline, but even if Congress passes the bill will Obama sign it? Also, this week the President reached a climate change agreement with China.
Steven Mufson, energy reporter for the Washington Post, discussed global energy issues with Capital Insider.
The White has focused their attention on strengthening ties with Asia, which could have a long term positive impact on the U.S. economy. Also, an agreement must be reached soon with Iran nuclear weapons talks, but there has yet to be any sign of a compromise.
Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor, executive vice president of The Burke-Macgregor Group, discussed America's role in international agreements with Capital Insider.
Now that Republicans have gained control of the Senate, lawmakers still have one short session before newly elected officials take over. During that session the lame duck Congress will have to pass several key measures.
David Williams, president of Taxpayers Protection Alliance, discussed the implication of the lame duck Congress with Capital Insider.
Federal employee organizations have spent millions in support of political candidates that may support agency workers. Depending on who takes control of the Senate, federal workers may see a change in their work environments.
Joe Davidson, Federal Diary columnist at The Washington Post, discussed Senate impact on government employees with Capital Insider.