Sen. Mitch McConnell

  • The 116th Congress

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Josh Huder, Ph.D., to the studio to discuss the 116th Congress. Josh is a Senior Fellow at The Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Federal employees about Congress and its operation

  • Tom Shoop: Government shutdown may be an accident waiting to happen

    The list of items likely to spark major fights — or at least some distraction – once Congress returns is growing. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promises no more government shutdowns. Democrats called for budget negotiations to start last month. But Roll Call reports Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said no debates have started yet. Tom Shoop is editor in chief at Government Executive magazine. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose that McConnell is making a promise that he doesn’t have the power to keep.