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CQ on Congress

May 26, 2017

President Donald Trump's first budget calls for mammoth cuts to programs that benefit everyone from farmers to the poor to offset a boost to the Pentagon. Even Red State Trump supporters aren’t spared, say CQ Roll Call’s agriculture reporter Ellyn Ferguson and environmental reporter Elvina Nawaguna.


May 19, 2017

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is now leading the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the special counsel's work will likely eclipse four concurrent congressional investigations, says CQ Roll Call's Todd Ruger and Niels Lesniewski. They provide the latest political and legal developments on...


May 12, 2017

Congressional investigations, as well as the FBI's, into Russian interference in the 2016 election are ongoing, but what will happen to them now that President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey? CQ Roll Call's legal affairs writer Todd Ruger and intelligence reporter Ryan Lucas examine the dynamics...


May 5, 2017

Plans to confront the nuclear threat from North Korea include building a missile defense system in Hawaii, say CQ Roll Call's defense reporters Megan Scully and Rachel Oswald. The two reporters take a deep dive into the vexing issue and the geopolitical considerations that U.S. officials are weighing, including setting...