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12/9/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 12/9

A deal has been reached on the defense authorization bill, and an agreement may be near on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Still up in the air is whether Democrats, Republicans, and the President can find common ground on the 12 appropriations bills needed to fund the federal government.

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12/3/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 12/2

With Congress looking to adjourn by Dec. 20, lawmakers are hoping agreements can be finalized in the coming weeks on appropriations bills, the defense authorization measure, and possibly the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

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11/18/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 11/18

Before lawmakers leave at the end of the week for the Thanksgiving recess, they will send the President legislation to keep the government open through Dec. 20. Impeachment hearings will continue in the Intelligence Committee with a full slate of witnesses on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

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11/12/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 11/12

Attention this week in Washington will be focused on the impeachment hearings Wednesday and Friday. Meanwhile, on the campaign trail, two more candidates are considering entering the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, and two notable candidates have entered the races for Senate seats in Alabama and Mississippi.

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11/4/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 11/4

On Capitol Hill, the House is in recess, but developments continue on the impeachment front as transcripts of closed-door testimony are released. Voters go to the polls Tuesday in Mississippi, where the state constitution requires a successful candidate for governor to win not only a majority of the popular vote but also a majority of the state’s 122 House districts.

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10/28/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/28

Media attention this week will be on the Thursday vote in the House on a Democratic resolution to formalize procedures for the impeachment inquiry. Senators, meanwhile, are expected to pass a four-bill package of FY 2020 appropriations bills.

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10/21/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/21

The Senate this week may pass its first FY 2020 appropriations bill, but Congress will not finalize any of the spending bills until Democrats and Republicans come to an agreement on how much money should be allotted for each of the 12 bills. Both sides are talking and exchanging offers, but there’s no indication that a deal is imminent.

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10/15/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/15

On the trade front, there’s progress with China and the USMCA. On government funding, there’s still no agreement between the parties on allocating the FY 2020 money. And on the impeachment inquiry, House panels are continuing their closed-door sessions with key government officials.

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10/7/19
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/7

With Congress in recess, the main activity this week is behind closed doors as three House committees have scheduled joint meetings to learn more about the Administration’s dealings with Ukraine. In the race for the White House, President Trump and the RNC have set a new presidential fundraising record.

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