| North Korea

Get POPVOX updates

Archives

North Korea

  • House Foreign Affairs POPVOX Holly Stokes
    Bill Mentions

    BILL MENTIONS: State Sponsored Terrorism

    The House Foreign Affairs committee approved H.R. 5028, H.R. 5332, and H.R. 5484. H.R. 5208 North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Deisgination Act of 2016 is a bipartisan bill sponsored by Rep. Ted Poe [R, TX-2] that would designate the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. North Korea was removed…

    Read More
  • Gavel Down

    Gavel Down: Closing Out the Week in Congress

    Senate passed a bill calling for greater sanctions on North Korea. It will get reconciled with the House version before another round of votes. House passed a bill to address the Flint Water Crisis. Supreme Court halted the President's Climate Plan. And the "Judicial Redress" and Customs Enforcement bills are headed to the President. Meanwhile, a…

    Read More
  • POPVOX Weekly Update_The Week Ahead in Congress_February_8_12_2016
    Weekly Update

    WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

    It’s Budget Week in Washington, with the President’s proposal to be released on Tuesday. In a break with tradition, neither House or Senate Budget Committees will hold hearings. This week the Senate will take up a bill calling for investigations of North Korea's nuclear activities. The House will vote on expansions of programs for veterans'…

    Read More
  • Gavel Down

    Gavel Down: Closing out the week in Congress

    President Obama delivered his final SOTU. Congress passed a soon-to-be-vetoed resolution disapproving a new water regulation, the Senate failed to advance a bill to audit the federal reserve, the House took steps to tighten sanctions on North Korea, and Speaker Ryan showed House Members what "gavel down" really means. Top Search on POPVOX this week:…

    Read More
  • POPVOX Weekly Update_The Week Ahead in Congress_January_11_15_2016
    Weekly Update

    WEEKLY UPDATE: The Week Ahead in Congress

    This week: Senate returns and Obama's final State of the Union Washington will be back in full swing this week as the Senate returns and the President addresses a joint session on Tuesday evening with his final State of the Union Address. On tap in the Senate: advancing a bill to “Audit the Fed.” In…

    Read More
  • Gavel Down

    Gavel Down: Closing Out the Week in Congress

    The House returned for the second session of the 114th Congress, starting with a long-awaited vote on the reconciliation bill to repeal parts of Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood (which was promptly vetoed). President Obama ruled the headlines, with announcement of executive actions to address mass shootings — and the responses that the policy drew….

    Read More