Farm Bill Follies

Here is a detailed summary of the policies and politics of the Farm Bill that passed Congress last week. Details of the 800-page bill were kept under wraps until last Monday night. The reason might have been that, in the words of House Agricultural Committee Ranking...

This Week in Congress Update

S.J.Res. 54, which ends U.S. involvement in Yemen’s civil war, passed by a vote of 56-41. Here are the 8 Republicans who voted for the resolution: Susan Collins (ME) Steve Daines (MT) Jeff Flake (AZ) Mike Lee (UT) Jim Moran (KS) Rand Paul (KY) Todd Young (IN) Before...

This Week in Congress

The Senate has begun working on S.J. Res. 54, the resolution ending U.S. involvement in Yemen. The final votes will occur later today, after a “vote-a-rama” where senators can offer amendments as long as it deals with U.S. policy. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) is offering...