Saturday, November 17, 2018

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

House votes to separate Pearl Harbor, WWII memorials in Hawaii

Bill to protect Mueller blocked in Senate

Senate rejects Rand Paul’s bid to chip away at Yemen war support

Senate approves Trump nominee Michelle Bowman for Fed governor


Foreign Policy

Trump Seeks Confirmation of New US Ambassador to Iraq


Second Amendment

Gun control lobby sees midterm elections as turning point in battle against NRA


Federal Spending

Threat of a Shutdown Looms Thanks to Wall Funding Fight


Monetary Policy

The Politics of Inflation


Executive

Rand Paul blocking Trump counterterrorism nominee

Trump Says Will Name EPA's Acting Chief to Post Permanently


Judiciary

Flake to vote against Trump's judicial picks until bill protecting Robert Mueller gets a vote

Jeff Flake Is Messing With Judicial Confirmations Again


Justice

Sen. Chuck Grassley: This National Adoption Month, Congress has more work to do

Trump Backs 1st Major Rewrite of Sentencing Laws in Decades


Congress

Incoming House Members Prep for Dos and Don'ts on The Hill

As Congress picks leaders, McConnell keeps top Senate post

Chuck Grassley to take Senate Finance Committee chairmanship

Lindsey Graham to prioritize Justice Department oversight as committee chairman

Ohio Democrat hints may take on Pelosi for powerful U.S. House speaker job

Group Of House Democrats ‘Confident’ They Can Block Pelosi Speakership

Pelosi touts major rule changes as she fights off leadership challenge

‘Never Nancy’ Movement Grows Among Dems, Speakership in Jeopardy

McCarthy Wins Minority Leader Race

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