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CQ on Congress

Jun 24, 2016

The Supreme Court decides high-profile cases on abortion and political corruption, reports CQ's Todd Ruger, while Kellie Mejdrich explains how partisan fights over gun control have nearly derailed the spending process for 2017.

And The Economist's Washington Bureau Chief David Rennie joins CQ Roll Call's Chief Content...


Jun 17, 2016

Efforts by Democrats to push through gun-control legislation will dominate the Senate next week and could throw yet another wrench into passage of spending bills, says CQ Roll Call’s Budget and Economy Editor Jane Norman. Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim and Magazine Deputy Editor Jason Dick discuss why voters could...


Jun 13, 2016

The United States spends close to $11 million a day bombing Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria. But as CQ Roll Call’s Domestic Threats reporter Gopal Ratnam explains efforts to stop the ideology from spreading at home are embryonic, with a $10 million Homeland Security Office of Community Partnership task force...


Jun 10, 2016

Another busy week awaits Congress with a slew of issues likely to tie up lawmakers, including how much to spend to combat the Zika virus and whether the Justice Department risks a budget cut over the transgender restroom controversy. CQ Roll Call’s Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim, Appropriations reporter Ryan...


Jun 7, 2016

CQ Roll Call's Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim and CQ Magazine Deputy Editor Jason Dick break down how so-called ''poison pill'' amendments get the majority party in Congress to sink its own legislation. Yes, you read right. Though it's a time-honored tactic, such make-or-break amendments are flying with greater...