Congress

  • The "do-nothing" Congress

    12/27/13 5:00 PM Comment

    Rose interview December 26, 2013

  • Many in Congress back more foreign adoptions

    12/25/13 2:45 PM

    Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties have united behind a bill that would encourage more adoptions of foreign orphans by Americans.

  • Inside Washington - Dec. 22, 2013

    12/22/13 11:40 AM

    In Sunday's final edition of the show, Gordon and the panel looked back on several decades of news that was dissected and discussed, including Congress over the years.

  • Harry Reid hospitalized for undisclosed illness

    12/20/13 10:47 AM

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was hospitalized early Friday after feeling unwell and undergoing tests that revealed nothing wrong, his spokesman said.

  • Defense bill passes congress, headed to President Obama Friday

    12/20/13 7:47 AM

    Congress passed a new defense bill Thursday night, covering combat pay, as well as new ships, planes and military bases. The bill, which President Obama is expected to sign, also cracks down on perpetrators of sexual assault and rape.

     

  • Congress in 2014

    12/19/13 7:08 PM Comment

    Williams interview December 17, 2013

  • Bipartisan budget agreement clears Congress

    12/18/13 6:23 PM

    The legislation passed the Democratic-controlled Senate on a vote of 64-36, six days after clearing the Republican-run House by a similarly bipartisan margin of 332-94.

  • Frank Wolf to retire from House of Representatives

    12/17/13 2:33 PM

    The 17-term Virginia congressman announced Tuesday in a statement that he will not seek reelection in 2014.

  • Budget bill passes Senate cloture vote

    12/17/13 10:50 AM

    The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote that ensures the measure will pass the Democratic-led chamber no later than Wednesday and head to the White House to be signed into law.

  • Budget deal now in the hands of the Senate

    12/13/13 6:48 PM

    One day after winning lopsided House approval, bipartisan legislation to ease across-the-board spending cuts and reduce economy-rattling budget brinkmanship appears likely to command the 60 votes necessary to clear the Senate, officials in both parties said Friday.

  • State of the Union 2014 to take place Jan. 28

    12/13/13 1:25 PM

    Mark your calendars: House Speaker John Boehner has invited President Barack Obama to deliver the State of the Union address on Jan. 28.

  • Closing out 2013 in Congress

    12/11/13 2:18 PM Comment

    Rose interview December 9, 2013

  • Congressional leaders agree on budget deal

    12/10/13 11:49 PM

    House and Senate negotiators have reached a budget deal agreement that would avoid another federal shutdown.

  • Congressional budget deal could come soon

    12/10/13 11:18 AM

    Bipartisan budget negotiators are working toward a modest budget agreement to replace tens of billions of dollars in spending cuts this year and next with longer-term savings and revenue from increased fees.

  • The Farm bill

    12/9/13 2:10 PM Comment

    Strong interview December 5, 2013

  • Congress ready to extend ban on plastic firearms

    12/9/13 7:35 AM

    The Senate expects to address a growing threat from steadily improving 3-D printers today by voting to renew a ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines. The House has already approved the bill.

  • Hispanic Agenda - English - Dec. 7, 2013

    12/6/13 9:58 AM

    Montgomery County now has more Latino kindergartners than any other racial group. How is that affecting the wealthy Washington suburb? Check out this week's edition of Hispanic Agenda in English.

     

  • Plastic gun ban in Congressional works

    12/3/13 5:15 AM

    Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires.

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