WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh off a five-week vacation, lawmakers return to Washington on Monday for a truncated pre-election session in which Congress will do what it often does best: punt problems to the ...
But Democrats fell short of their pre-election hopes by failing to win governorships in ... point popular vote margin of 2016 in this year's 435 congressional contests. In Washington, the first test o...
WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawmakers return to Washington this week ... The abbreviated session should give GOP-run committees a final pre-election chance to hold hearings on the Obama administration and other ...
The House took much of last week off and doesn’t get back to Washington until today ... And Ryan could face calls for a pre-election succession battle for House speaker, even though he promised member...
WASHINGTON–Congress’s legislative to-do list for the ... Before the August break, Democratic leaders had hoped to make this a defining pre-election debate, pressing legislation to renew the tax breaks ...
It's a range of government policies that have always been the foundation of a growing economy but that Washington has been utterly unable ... so its chances of ratification, at least pre-election, hav...
When Congress convenes Tuesday, some things will have changed ... Sarbanes, D-Md., described in a pre-election interview his "sense of excitement" over the challenges facing the Democrats. "We have be...
the House and Senate wracked up a number of legislative accomplishments in a pretty short period of time. (Leave aside the fact that much of the agenda of the lame duck was put there because lawmakers ...
There had been pre-election ... with others in Washington. To the extent he can forge relationships with congressional Republicans, he will see legislative success. This column does not necessarily re...
Despite a terrible reputation as a do-nothing Congress, Capitol Hill has actually been pretty productive, with lawmakers notching an average year for debating and passing bills, according to The Washi...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When lawmakers return to Washington on ... What may be most noteworthy then about the abbreviated pre-election session is not what Congress is doing but the stack of must-do work tha...
WASHINGTON -- Fresh off a five-week vacation, lawmakers return to Washington today for a truncated pre-election session in which Congress will likely punt problems to the future. They face a slew of d...