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  • Whats Up Washington

    What’s Up Washington (Sept. 14, 2017)

    Today in Congress   House in at 9 AM for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected 10:30 – 11:30 PM, Last votes at 5 – 6 PM. Votes continue on nine amendments to the "minibus" multi-agency spending bill (H.R. 3284). House wilk also vote on the rule for Criminal Alien Gang…

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    What’s Up Washington (Sept. 13, 2017)

    Today in Congress   House in at 10 AM  for morning hour and noon for legislative business. First votes expected 1:30 -2:30 PM, Last votes at 5 – 6 PM. Votes continue on 224 amendments to the "minibus" multi-agency spending bill. Senate in at 10 AM with continued consideration of the motion to proceed to the FY18NDAA. Vote expected today on a motion to table…

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  • Whats Up Washington

    What’s Up Washington (Sept. 12, 2017)

    Today in Congress   House in at 10 AM  for morning hour and noon for legislative business. Votes at 6:30 PM on a series of suspension bills.  Senate in at 10 AM to resume consideration of the FY18 NDAA. Weekly caucus meetings from 12:30 – 2:15 PM.         ICYMI   Yesterday the U.S. national debt hit $20 trillion for first time ever – made possible…

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  • Whats Up Washington

    What’s Up Washington (Sept. 11, 2017)

    Today in Congress   Given absences due to Hurricane Irma, the House cancelled votes for today. Senate in at 3 PM to resume consideration of the FY18 NDAA. Cloture vote at 5:30 PM.     ICYMI   New memorial dedicated today will honor lives lost on 9/11 and of responders who died from 9/11-related illnesses Ground…

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  • Whats Up Washington

    What’s Up Washington (Sept. 8, 2017)

    Today in Congress   House in at 9 AM for legislative business, with first vote between 10 – 11 AM on the Senate-passed READ Act (H.R. 601), which includes the Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance package. House continues debate on the 224 amendments to the multi-agency spending bill (H.R. 3354).   Senate is out….

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    What’s Up Washington (Sept. 7, 2017)

      Today in Congress   House is in at 10 AM for morning hour and 12 PM legislative business, with first votes between 1:30 -2:30 PM, last votes between 10:30 -11:30 PM. Votes continue on the 224 amendments to the multi-agency spending bill (H.R. 3354). Senate is in at 10 AM to work on the Hurricane…

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    What’s Up Washington (Sept. 6, 2017)

    Today in Congress Senate in at 12:30 PM for weekly caucus meetings.  House is in at 10 AM for legislative business, with first votes between 12 -1 PM, last votes between 10 -11 PM. House votes on: Harvey Disaster relief (H.R. 3672), and Latta bill (H.R. 3388) providing for federal regulation of self-driving cars. Both the House…

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  • Q&A

    [UPDATED] Q & A: What’s next for the health care bill?

    June 22, 2017: Senate GOP releases "Discussion Draft This morning the Senate released the discussion draft of its changes to the House-passed American Health Care Act. What comes next? The Senate will negotiate informally over the next few days, hearing concerns from members and looking to secure 51 votes. Senators will offer amendments A CBO score (explaining…

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