By Steve Doty | 07/29/14 08:00 AM
It'll be a busy day on Capitol Hill today, as lawmakers continue to work out major issues before the August recess. Immigration reform, Veterans Affairs legislation and foreign affairs remain on the docket before the summer break.
By Steve Doty | 07/28/14 07:57 AM
The chairs of the Veterans Affairs committee have reached a deal on legislation to reform the embattled agency and will introduce the bill this afternoon on Capitol Hill.
By Steve Doty | 07/25/14 07:58 AM
Vice President Joe Biden, amid the ongoing crisis at the Southwest border, will meet with the three leaders of the Central American countries primarily responsible for the ongoing border crisis.
By Steve Doty | 07/24/14 08:27 AM
House Republicans released their plan to shore up the U.S.-Mexico border yesterday and it all starts with fixing a 2008 human trafficking law.
By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 08:11 AM
After his conformation hearing yesterday in front of the Senate Veterans' Affairs committee, Senate lawmakers will vote today to send Robert McDonald's name to the full Senate floor for debate.
By Steve Doty | 07/22/14 08:15 AM
The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee this afternoon will examine President Obama's pick to be the head of the embattled department. Robert McDonald, tapped as President Obama's choice to replace Eric Shinseki, will field questions from Senate lawmakers this afternoon.
By Steve Doty | 07/21/14 07:52 AM
President Obama will use his executive authority once again today as he'll sign an executive order protecting LGBT employees.
By Steve Doty | 07/18/14 07:57 AM
Investigators are searching for answers this morning following yesterday's crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
By Steve Doty | 07/17/14 07:49 AM
President Obama today will travel to Delaware where he'll announced a new infrastructure initiative at the Port of Wilmington.
By Steve Doty | 07/16/14 08:15 AM
Amid the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border President Obama will meet with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss immigration reform. The president will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden and will discuss ways to shore up the Southwest border that has seen an influx in...
By Steve Doty | 07/15/14 08:18 AM
President Obama's week of infrastructure will continue today as he is set to give a speech in Virginia on the economy.
By Steve Doty | 07/14/14 07:58 AM
The Highway Trust Fund will be at the center of Capitol Hill this week as lawmakers look to find ways to replenish the fund before it runs dry.
By Steve Doty | 07/11/14 08:11 AM
The University of Virginia Center for Politics has found it's especially good to be an incumbent running for re-election this year. The center found that 273 of 275 House members running for re-election have made it through conventions and primaries so far this year. In the Senate, a perfect 18...
By Steve Doty | 07/10/14 08:26 AM
President Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry met yesterday in Dallas, Texas, to discuss the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Steve Doty | 07/09/14 08:28 AM
President Obama will meet with Texas Gov. Rick Perry today to discuss the ongoing crisis at the U.S. southern border.
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