This Week in Congress

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday. The big event of the week is a “continuing resolution” keeping the government open past September 30, which is the end of the fiscal year. Before leaving town for the August recess, Congress passed a budget deal that...

Republicans’ Next Cave-In

Shortly before adjourning for the August recess, the Senate Transportation Committee passed a bill authorizing spending on transportation and  infrastructure.   The $287 billion bill creates new programs for climate change. These programs could cost as much as $10...

Everything changed

On September 11, 2001, everything changed. As we look back over the eighteen years that have passed since the horrific terrorist attacks, there’s simply no denying it. Things that were practically unthinkable before have become our new reality. Unconstitutional...