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CQ on Congress

Feb 24, 2017

President Donald Trump will address a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28 and no one knows what to expect from this most unpredictable of presidents. It’s another episode in the Washington reality show that is Trump’s presidency and representatives and senators are extras, perhaps against their will, in the drama....


Feb 17, 2017

Democrats and liberals hoping to build a movement against the policies of President Donald Trump should take a page out of the Tea Party's 2010 movement and focus on "policies that build power," says Vanessa Williamson, the co-author of the 2012 book The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism.  

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Feb 10, 2017

After a bruising Senate confirmation process, Betsy DeVos is now Education Department chief. But she still has a lot of distrust to overcome, says CQ Roll Call’s education reporter Emily Wilkins. Even so, she's poised to influence how Congress and America view one of the pillars of American life – public schools.


Feb 3, 2017

Based on federal appellate court Judge Neil Gorsuch’s previous rulings in religious cases, President Donald Trump could find himself at odds with his Supreme Court nominee over the executive order restricting refugees and immigrants from countries that are mostly Muslim, says CQ Roll Call's Legal Affairs writer Todd...