CALENDAR: The Senate will return Monday, May 4. The House may return the week of May 11.   CONGRESS RETURNS: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared several weeks ago that the Senate would return to work on Monday, May 4, and he even scheduled a roll call vote for 5:30 PM to make sure everyone…

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate are scheduled to be in recess until May 4. Given that the District of Columbia is under a shutdown order until May 15, I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see that May 4 date slip. Except that maybe, MAYBE, the House will have to come back briefly this week…

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess for the next several weeks. The House is not expected to meet again until at least April 20. The Senate has said it will come back on April 20.   FISA FOLLOW UP: Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz – the man who found no fewer…

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both come back Monday and stay in session through Thursday.   LAST TWO WEEKS ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Wednesday, February 26. They passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules, including H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which will, for the…

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate will come back Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Wednesday, after Tuesday evening’s State of the Union Address. On Wednesday, the House passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday afternoon, the first vote…

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CALENDAR: The House is in recess until Monday, January 27. The Senate will return on Tuesday and stay in session through Saturday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Monday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed the Rule…

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday, and stay in session until Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Monday, and moved to consider H.Res. 647, Rep. Andy Bigg’s resolution censuring and condemning Rep. Adam Schiff for his conduct in overseeing the so-called “official” impeachment inquiry. As expected, Democrats…

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The House and Senate will both return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work last Tuesday, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed the Rule governing consideration of H.R. 1815, the SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act,…

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess for another week. BORDER SECURITY/IMMIGRATION: Following on the Trump Administration’s announcement of its “public charge” rule, the Administration announced on Friday night a new proclamation requiring many future visa applicants to demonstrate that they can afford health insurance. That could make it harder for some poor…

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