For more information on what is capturing the attention of our lawmakers, veteran Congressional watcher David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Most of the talk on the Hill this week has been concerning the confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday. While that is certainly a pressing matter, Congress has other important business.
Among the ideas on the table are funding federal agencies in two-year cycles, and changing the start of the fiscal year from Oct. 1st to Jan. 1st.
Long-time congressional observer David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for his perspective on McCain’s legacy in the military and politics.
The Senate is returning to Washington this week instead of going on its scheduled recess. But will it actually get anything done?
Unusually, the Senate is moving faster than the House this year on appropriations bills for 2019.
Between Donald Trump’s summit with Vladimir Putin and still unresolved immigration issues, Congress is reacting — or in some cases remaining silent — on a wide range of challenges. Roll Call’s David Hawkings talked with Tom Temin about it.
How many members of Congress have read the nearly 600-page report from the Justice Department inspector general? That’s hard to say.
Back from vacation, Congress faces the immigration stalemate, tensions over new tariffs, and a power struggle over whether to privatize the care of veterans
Despite their factions, Democrats and Republicans appear unified in their disdain for the latest Farm Bill.