lame duck

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    What is the lame duck Congress up to?

    The US Senate and US House went into recess in late September and are now returning to Washington today to resume unfinished business during the lame duck period.  The House is scheduled to take up many bills, including the Government Reports Elimination Act (HR 4194) that would eliminate 48…
    Sarah Curry, November 12, 2014
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    Congress in Recess till after November elections

    Both the Senate and the House passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government from October 1 through December 11, 2014.  This legislation also authorized the training and sending equipment to Syrian rebels to fight against the Islamic State.  There was a very small across-the-board cut for most of…
    Sarah Curry, October 3, 2014