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CQ on Congress

Oct 30, 2015

The Obama administration has taken a lot of heat for a Middle East policy that critics see as naïve and feckless. A CQ Weekly cover story shows how it’s most immediately playing out in Syria, where U.S. policy remains more or less stuck in the same place it was three years ago. CQ's Adriel Bettelheim and Intelligence...

Oct 30, 2015

Republicans, Democrats and the White House all agree on the need to expand high-speed Internet to outlying areas. But there are sticky questions about how to cover the cost, and practical challenges to digging up thousands of miles of right of way to lay high-speed networks.

Oct 28, 2015

A two-year agreement to lift budget caps and raise the government’s debt ceiling is speeding through Congress in time to beat a deadline for raising the government’s borrowing authority. But it won’t end bitter ideological fights over government spending and fiscal issues. CQ's Adriel Bettelheim and Jane Norman...

Oct 26, 2015

Some pilots could be killed during ejections from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter being developed for the U.S. military under a nearly $400 billion program to acquire the warplane of the future. CQ's Adriel Bettelheim and Defense Writer John Donnelly discuss the potential problem.

Oct 23, 2015

Congress is considering legislation to fund sorely needed surface transportation programs nationwide but hasn't figured out how to pay for it. CQ's Adriel Bettelheim and Randy Walerius explain why.