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3/18/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 3/18

Congress is in recess this week but will have a full schedule when lawmakers return before leaving town for two weeks in April. On the political front, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke raised $6.1 million online in the first 24 hours of his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, the largest 24-hour total by any candidate so far this cycle.

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3/11/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 3/11

Regardless of who occupies the White House, all the presidents’ budget proposals are “dead on arrival” in that they are aspirational documents. Look for both the House and Senate Budget panels to mark up their own versions of an FY 2020 budget resolution in the next few weeks.

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3/4/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 3/4

We are officially one year away from Super Tuesday and the 14th major Democratic candidate has thrown his name into the 2020 primary. Congress has a busy week of hearings as the Administration looks to finalize trade talks with China.

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2/26/19
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Pro-NAFTA Democrats worry liberals could kill the renegotiated deal

“We need some people to counter those messages among the freshmen Democrats,” added O’Neill, who worked on NAFTA’s original implementation as a top aide for former Texas Sen. Lloyd Bentsen more than two decades ago.

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2/25/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 2/25

The House on Tuesday will pass a resolution disapproving the President’s emergency order to divert federal funds from military construction projects in order to build a border wall. Should the Senate also approve the measure, it will be vetoed by President Trump.

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

This week Congress is out of Washington on recess and the 2020 Presidential battle is starting to take shape. Twelve Democrats have announced their intention to seek the nomination for their party, while President Trump received his first official Republican challenge from former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld.

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2/11/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 2/11

The House and Senate continue to hold hearings and process legislation, but the most important action is taking place behind closed doors as a handful of Democrats and Republicans try to hammer out a government funding deal before Feb. 15.

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2/4/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 2/4

President Trump addresses Congress on the state of the union. Congress will focus on the budget and avoiding another shutdown.

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1/28/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 1/28

The partial government shutdown is over for the time being. A select group of congressional appropriators will hold their first meeting Jan. 30 to try to hammer out a Homeland Security funding deal before Feb. 15.

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