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CQ on Congress

Sep 6, 2019

CQ on Congress looks ahead at the fall congressional session with CQ Roll Call reporters Katherine Tully-McManus and Niels Lesniewski. Spoiler alert: The prospects for major legislation aren't bright. Then, Scot Schraufnagel, the chair of the political science department at Northern Illinois University and an expert...


Aug 30, 2019

Update Note: After this podcast was recorded and posted, the House Judiciary Committee announced that it was postponing its markup to the week of Sept. 9 due to Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to hit Florida. Five of the panel members represent districts in the state.

The House Judiciary Committee is expected...


Aug 23, 2019

Iowa plays a big role in presidential politics because of its first-in-the-nation caucuses. Even by that standard, though, the Iowa State Fair, which ended last weekend, felt busier than usual as candidates for offices from the presidency on down flooded the event.

Jason Dick, host of the Political Theater podcast,...


Aug 16, 2019

In the face of gridlock in Congress, investors, pension funds, and some states are pushing public companies to do more to diversify their boards, combat climate change, stamp out sexual harassment and give workers a voice. CQ Roll Call's Laura Weiss talks about what happened at Google's annual shareholder meeting where...


Aug 9, 2019

Public pressure on lawmakers is growing across the country to reduce gun violence, but Congress may only be able to pass incremental legislation, explains CQ Roll Call’s legal affairs writer Todd Ruger.
In the second segment of this podcast, we explore how Congress and a South Carolina center are trying to address the...