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1/22/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 1/22

The House and Senate will vote this week on proposals that would end the government shutdown. However, none of them will ever see a Rose Garden signing ceremony, so the shutdown continues.

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1/15/19
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PSW Weekly Round-up - 1/15

The impasse continues as the House votes this week on bills to re-open the government, but with no deal on the border wall, the Senate has no plans to consider the House legislation. If the partial shutdown continues, the House, and likely the Senate, will cancel next week’s planned recess.

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1/7/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 1/7

The House will convene at noon on Tuesday and will consider various bills under suspension of the rules, but the focus this week will be on passing FY 2019 appropriations bills to re-open those parts of the government that are shut down. As with the first set of House-passed bills, McConnell has no plans to take up these measures in the Senate.

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1/2/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 1/2

The 116th Congress begins on Jan. 3rd, ushering in a period of divided government. Republicans will hold a 53-47 majority in the Senate while Democrats will control the House by a margin of 235-199.

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12/17/18
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PSW Weekly Round-up - 12/17

With a Dec. 21 deadline to pass the seven remaining FY 2019 appropriations bills, there has been no movement to resolve the impasse between President Trump and Congressional Democrats over funding for a border wall. Also, Rep. Nancy Pelosi has agreed to a term-limits plan for Democratic leaders that all but assures her election as Speaker on Jan. 3.

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12/10/18
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 12/10

The House has a new tax bill; both chambers are expected to clear the farm bill; and the President will begin talks with Democratic leaders on spending for the border wall.

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12/3/18
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PSW Weekly Round-up - 12/3

With the President and lawmakers turning their attention to honor former President George H.W. Bush, the Congressional calendar has been changed and lawmakers will pass a two-week continuing resolution to avoid a partial government shutdown.

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11/26/18
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PSW Weekly Round-up - 11/26

Congress returns to Washington this week as the final two House races finish counting their votes and the Mississippi Senate race takes place Nov. 27th.

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11/20/18
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PSW Weekly Round-up - 11/20

As House Democrats prepare to move into the majority next year, they are already confronting a number of internal issues showing that, not surprisingly, they are not always on the same page.

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