This Week in Congress Wrap Up

Senator Rand Paul’s bill to deny arm sales to Bahrain was tabled by a vote of 77-21. You can see the vote here. Senator Paul delivered a must-watch speech on his bill here. I heard from a friend on Capitol Hill that House leadership was so desperate to pass the...

This Week in Congress Update

Here is the roll-call vote on the rule for H.R. 6785, which also removed the passage from the resolution ending US involvement in Yemen. The rule passed by a vote of 291-187. The following Republicans voted No: Justin Amash  (MI-03) Andy Biggs (AZ-05) Rod Blum...

URGENT UPDATE: VOTE on Yemen Today

Today, November 14, the U.S. House will consider H.Res. 1142, the “rule” bill allowing for debate on HR 6784, which removes the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act. The House Rules Committee inserted a provision declaring that “the War Powers Act does not apply...

This Week in Congress

The parties will also begin appointing committee and subcommittee chairs. I’ll have a full analysis of the House and Senate leadership committee chairs when they are finalized. The Senate will be considering the Coast Guard Reauthorization bill as well as nominations....