Lobby groups want USMCA decision as soon as Congress reconvenes

Aug 2, 2019
Some argue Congressional recess is when the real work gets done, when lobbying groups pull out all the stops to get policies passed.
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Summer recess means fundraising events for Congress members

Jul 26, 2019
Lawmakers need to raise money for 2020 as seats become less and less safe. At least some of them are having fun while doing so.
People ride bicycles alongside the Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia, with the US Capitol in the distance, September 3, 2018, during the Labor Day holiday, the traditional end of the summer vacation season.
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Big Tech faces antitrust questions on Capitol Hill

Jul 16, 2019
The panel in the House Antitrust Committee comes amid bipartisan scrutiny of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple.
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Raising the federal minimum wage would ease poverty for some workers, but cost others their job

Jul 9, 2019
Do possible wage gains matter more than potential job losses?
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi introduces the Raise the Wage Act at an event in January.
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Bill to regulate "Teflon" chemicals in water continues through Congress

Jul 5, 2019
A bill to regulate so-called "Teflon" chemicals found in nonstick pans and waterproof clothing is moving quickly through Congress.
"Teflon" chemicals can be found in waterproof shoes, rain jackets and cookware.
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House panel hears the case for reparations

Jun 19, 2019
A House subcommittee is marking Juneteenth with a hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act.
A person walks outside the Capitol Building as the sun rises over Washington, D.C.
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The messaging war over drug prices

May 1, 2019
AARP and the pharmaceutical industry are running ad campaigns in an attempt to shape eventual legislation.
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There's net neutrality legislation in Congress... but don't get too excited

Mar 8, 2019
The future of net neutrality may hinge on how internet service is defined.
Rally organizers carry away props following a protest outside the Federal Communication Commission building against the end of net neutrality rules on December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Congress moves ahead with deal to avoid shutdown

Feb 14, 2019
President Trump says he will sign the spending bill, and declare a “national emergency” to build a border wall.
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