GAVEL DOWN: Closing out the Week in Congress (Oct. 11-14, 2016)

Short holiday week here…  We're bringing you some congressional procedure as well as what your lawmakers are up to back home! Race for Speaker  |  Congress Goes Home  |  Around the Capital  |  Around the Country  |  Around the World   Yep, your lawmakers vote for Speaker at the start of the new Congress Let’s talk about the election..no, not […]

Gavel Down: Closing out the week in Congress

August recess has officially come and gone… Congress will return to the District next week, with our Weekly Update and Gavel Down newsletters back in full force. Apple-EU  |  SCOTUS nomination  |  State Legislation  | Congress Back Home  |  ICYMI   European Union ordered Apple to pay back taxes to Ireland, spurring tax legislation talk Roll up […]

Gavel Down: Nov. 9 – 13

Closing Out the Week in Congress Nov. 9 – 13 #Recess There was a collective exhale on Capitol Hill, as frenetic pace gave way to a recess in the House and shortened week in the Senate. Members were home in their districts and states to commemorate Veteran’s Day and staffers in Washington put away the heels, pulled […]