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Congress Knows It Has A Lot Of 'Work' To Do, But Clearly, Something Is 'Not Working'

Congress Knows It Has A Lot Of 'Work' To Do, But Clearly, Something Is 'Not Working'

08.12.2014
As Congress enjoys a five-week summer recess, its body of "work" has already reached historically low levels in one key area. Back in...
Congress Took Longer on the VA Reform Than Veterans Had to Wait for Health Care

Congress Took Longer on the VA Reform Than Veterans Had to Wait for Health Care

John A. Tures  07.30.2014
Congress declared the Veterans Administration scandal was a disaster that veterans had to wait so long for help. Then, they proceeded to...
A Poison Pill for the Federal Shield Law

A Poison Pill for the Federal Shield Law

Kurt Wimmer  04. 1.2014
This isn't an attempt to improve the Free Flow of Information Act, it's an attempt to kill it. As appealing as it might seem to cover absolutely...

The Last 'Lion'

Kati Haycock  01.15.2014
Rep. George Miller, D-Calif. -- as much the "lion" of the House on education matters that Ted Kennedy was in the Senate, and, like Kennedy,...
Will Congress Go ANOTHER Year Without Designating New Wilderness?

Will Congress Go ANOTHER Year Without Designating New Wilderness?

Kate Sheppard  01. 3.2014
WASHINGTON -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the law that created a new designation for public lands that...
John Boehner Insists It's 'Nonsense' 112th Congress Was Least Productive, Even Though It Was

John Boehner Insists It's 'Nonsense' 112th Congress Was Least Productive, Even Though It Was

Amanda Terkel  07.18.2013
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) bristled at a suggestion on Thursday that Congress has been "historically unproductive." "That's...