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CQ on Congress

Nov 30, 2016

She withstood a leadership challenge, but that doesn’t mean Nancy Pelosi can coast as the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, says CQ Roll Call’s Jason Dick. 

Nov 27, 2016

Congress has until Dec. 9 to pass a stopgap spending bill to keep the government running until President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in. But Trump has asked that the temporary spending bill be extended to March 31, a delay that would keep government funding at current levels. That would, among other things, constrain...

Nov 17, 2016

Republican lawmakers could use a decades-old procedural maneuver, known as reconciliation, to bypass Democratic opposition and accelerate Donald Trump’s legislative initiatives. That could include cutting taxes, repealing parts of President Barrack Obama’s health care law, privatizing Medicare or turning...

Nov 15, 2016

With control of the White House and Congress, Republicans can easily repeal big parts of President Obama’s health care law, but finding alternatives could prove to be a political minefield, say CQ Roll Call health reporter Erin Mershon and Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim.

Nov 9, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump will have to rely on some key congressional players to ease his transition into the White House, say CQ Roll Call’s Chief Content Officer David Ellis and Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim. Also, what went wrong for Democrats.