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CQ on Congress

Jan 18, 2019

Tens of thousands of government contractors are out of work and their employers are losing millions in revenue because of the partial government shutdown. Alan Chvotkin of the Professional Services Council,  a contractor trade association, says his group is lobbying Congress to pay contractors for their missed work, as...


Jan 9, 2019

European officials are expected to fire the first shot in the regulation of cryptocurrencies, with recommendations on what should be done to protect investors and preserve the integrity of financial markets. 

Georgetown University Law Professor Chris Brummer, one of the world’s leading experts in global technology,...


Jan 4, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls climate change "an existential threat" and has established a committee to look for solutions. CQ reporter Elvina Nawaguna explains what's likely to come from the Democratic House, while Brad Johnson, a board member with the group End Climate Silence, says that activists will look...


Dec 21, 2018

Democrats plan to make so-called "good government" laws to tighten campaign finance and lobbying rules a priority in the new Congress. Democrat Jon Tester, who is featured in a documentary about outside campaign money in his state of Montana, tells host Shawn Zeller and lobbying reporter Kate Ackley why he is leading...


Dec 14, 2018

We take a deep dive into the criminal sentencing and prison programming overhaul Congress is expected to pass this year, which is shaping up to be a major bipartisan achievement. Credit goes to Republicans, like Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, sponsor of the bill, who says it's a matter of money and morals to try to help...