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CQ on Congress

Sep 30, 2016

The Supreme Court begins its new term with several hot-button issues to consider, says CQ Roll Call's Legal Affairs writer Todd Ruger. A justice to watch is Stephen Breyer, who could play a pivotal role on the short-handed court in deciding transgender bathroom rights, redistricting and how it affects voting and...


Sep 28, 2016

A deal to fund the government until December 9 all came down to House Republicans giving in to Democratic demands to help Flint, Michigan, address its contaminated water crisis. CQ Roll Call’s Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim and Budget and Economy editor Jane Norman break down the late night deals and what happens...


Sep 23, 2016

Jonathan Allen, Roll Call columnist and co-author of the New York Times best-seller HRC:State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton, sets up Monday night's first presidential debate, discussing what Hillary Clinton needs to do to keep Donald Trump off balance, and what Trump must do to...


Sep 16, 2016

With fewer than two weeks left to fund the government past the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year, deal-making in Congress is in overdrive, says CQ Roll Call’s Budget reporter Jennifer Shutt. Lawmakers will have to overcome a slew of sticking points to provide money to combat the Zika virus. They'll also have to decide...


Sep 15, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau created after the 2008 financial crisis just fined Wells Fargo millions of dollars for creating unauthorized accounts for 1.5 million customers, but Republicans in Congress want to strip it of its powers. Listen to CQ Roll Call’s Financial Services reporter Doug Sword and...