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CQ on Congress

Mar 31, 2016

President Obama hosts the fourth and final nuclear summit of his presidency, a gathering of 52 world leaders including China aimed at getting voluntary pledges to secure nuclear materials and guard nuclear plants. Past gatherings have resulted in the withdrawal or destruction of enough nuclear material to build hundreds...


Mar 29, 2016

The high-profile debate over whether law enforcement should be able to force Apple to unlock iPhones when investigating criminal cases is over. But unsettling questions remain over how the government turned to a third party to get the job done, and what that could mean for ongoing discussions inside and outside...


Mar 23, 2016

The terror attacks in Brussels have spurred much discussion about whether such an incident could happen in the United States. Experts and national security minded members of Congress note that while border security is more fragmented in Europe than the United States, enough soft targets exist to make an ISIS-inspired...


Mar 22, 2016

President Barack Obama’s historic trip to Cuba is over, but how his diplomacy affects the United States' ties with its Caribbean neighbor is very much an open question. While the administration and its Cuban counterparts are identifying business opportunities, Congress still holds the cards in deciding whether to lift...


Mar 18, 2016

The handful of red state governors and lawmakers who have been willing to expand Medicaid under the 2010 health care law have tried to put their own spin on the program – and one of their favorites has been pushing recipients to find jobs.