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CQ on Congress

Aug 31, 2018

Twitter, Facebook and possibly Google executives are preparing to testify before Senate and House committees next week over concerns that foreign governments could use their platforms to interfere in the upcoming midterm elections. CQ cybersecurity reporter Gopal Ratnam gives us a primer on what to expect.

Aug 24, 2018

Democrats are pushing for a delay in upcoming confirmation hearings for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, arguing that Kavanaugh could ultimately sit in judgment of the president if Trump's legal problems reach the court. CQ legal affairs writer Todd Ruger says Republicans are likely to ignore their...

Aug 16, 2018

The Congressional Budget Office recently revised its earlier, already dire warning that the national debt will be 150% larger than the entire U.S. economy within 30 years — proposed GOP budget and tax legislation could make a bad situation much worse. CQ News editors Patrick B. Pexton and Pete Cohn discuss the...

Aug 10, 2018

CQ editor Patrick B. Pexton talks with writer Andrew Clevinger about
all the steps needed to create the Space Force. The biggest challenge?
A two-year NDAA, waiting on the president's desk to sign when he
returns from his golf vacation, has no extra funds for such an
ambitious enterprise that critics say isn't even...

Aug 8, 2018

There have been 11 special elections for the U.S. Congress in the last two years, and they all have one thing in common: Democrats have performed better than the partisan breakdown would suggest. Political Theater host Jason Dick breaks it all down with senior political writer Simone Pathé and elections analyst...