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CQ on Congress

May 27, 2016

Congress is wrestling with spending bills to fund the government by September 30, a goal likely to fall short. Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim and Budget Reporter Kellie Mejdrich explain why. Legal Affairs Writer Todd Ruger weighs in on the legal and cultural battles over transgender bathrooms.


May 26, 2016

Congress is wrestling with a slew of tech issues from encryption to email privacy. Are lawmakers out of their league? CQ Roll Call’s Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim and reporters Alisha Green and Ryan Lucas discuss.


May 25, 2016

As President Barack Obama heads to Japan for a summit of leaders of the Group of Seven, the world's biggest economic powers, CQ Roll Call's foreign policy reporter Rachel Oswald and Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim dissect the significance of the visit, the president's stop in Hiroshima and why Japan worries more...


May 20, 2016

Arizona Republican John McCain is expected to shake up the defense policy bill heading to the Senate floor with proposals likely to meet fierce opposition, says CQ Roll Call's defense reporters John M. Donnelly and Megan Scully. Trump does an about-face, reports Kate Ackley, and will take establishment campaign money....


May 18, 2016

Both the House and the Senate are considering emergency bills to combat the Zika virus that the Obama administration says is the next big public health threat. CQ Roll Call's Budget and Economics Editor Jane Norman and Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim explain how politics this time may force lawmakers to reach a...