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Capitol Report: Newcomers? Congress is still all about longtimers — of which there are more Democrats than Republicans

The new Congress that kicked off this month features plenty of firsts and newcomers, but it also isn’t short on lawmakers who have spent decades on the job. Democrats in the House and Senate show longer tenures on average......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Capitol Report: Newcomers? Congress is still all about longtimers — and one party has more of them

The new Congress that kicked off this month features plenty of firsts and newcomers, but it also isn’t short on lawmakers who have spent decades on the job. Democrats in the House and Senate show longer tenures on average......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 29th, 2019

Capitol Report: Newcomers? Congress is still all about long-timers — and Democrats have more of them than Republicans

The new Congress that kicked off this month features plenty of firsts and newcomers, but it also isn’t short on lawmakers who have spent decades on the job. Democrats in the House and Senate show longer tenures on average......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2019

Capitol Report: Republicans argue against ‘weaponizing’ tax code as Democrats press for Trump"s returns

The first congressional hearing over disclosing presidential tax returns began with a clash Thursday as Republicans criticized publicizing such documents and Democrats said Americans want to see them......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

Capitol Report: Voters blame Trump, Republicans for shutdown in poll | Democrats to probe family separation, detention

Nearly half of American voters say it’s President Donald Trump who is mostly to blame for the partial government shutdown, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2019

Capitol Report: Budget rules sow discord among Democrats as new Congress set to open

House Democrats are clashing over rules for the new Congress before it even opens, with three members slamming a budget provision they say will hamper their plans for health care and other priorities......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 2nd, 2019

Capitol Report: ‘Freedom Caucus’ leader blasts Trump, Republicans for ‘fumble’ on wall | Democrats reject deal on judicial nominations

Rep. Mark Meadows, the North Carolina Republican, is among the conservatives criticizing President Donald Trump and other GOP leaders for not pushing harder for a border wall as the year ends......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Capitol Report: Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House Republicans in next Congress

House Republicans on Wednesday chose Rep. Kevin McCarthy for their top leadership spot in the next session of Congress, putting a close ally of President Donald Trump at the helm as the party returns to the minority in the lower chamber of Congress......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Capitol Report: Election Day 2018: Here’s when to expect the results of the midterms

Voters won’t have to wait for weeks to know key questions like whether the Democrats can wrest control of the House from Republicans, experts said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 5th, 2018

Capitol Report: Here’s when to expect the results of the midterms

Voters won’t have to wait for weeks to know key questions like whether the Democrats can wrest control of the House from Republicans, experts said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

Capitol Report: Midterm elections may deliver oddest result in decades | Bernie Sanders says Trump ‘ain’t so tough’ on Saudis

If Democrats retake the House while Republicans retain control of the Senate on.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 26th, 2018

Capitol Report: November shock? Republicans could still control Congress after the midterms, polls suggest

With less than three weeks to go before the midterm elections, there are signs a “blue wave” may not wash across Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2018

Capitol Report: Republicans could still control Congress after the midterms, polls suggest

With less than three weeks to go before the midterm elections, there are signs a “blue wave” may not wash across Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2018

Capitol Report: Democrats rip FBI Kavanaugh probe as ‘incomplete’ as Grassley says no misconduct found

Senate Republicans and Democrats clashed Thursday over the results of a supplemental FBI probe into allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as a Friday vote to advance his nomination loomed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2018

Capitol Report: Democrats ready to move past Michelle Obama’s ‘go high’ message | Kudlow says economy will help Republicans keep House

Democrats are reportedly ready to move past Michelle Obama’s ‘go high’ message; Larry Kudlow says Republicans will keep the House; and a GoFundMe page for fired FBI agent Peter Strzok quickly raises money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2018

Capitol Report: Immigration vote further delayed in House | Americans’ fear of China spikes as North Korea fades, poll shows

The House’s vote on a compromise immigration bill is further delayed; Americans’ fear of China spikes; Democrats and Republicans agree that a president shouldn’t self-pardon; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2018

Capitol Report: Republicans losing 2018 midterm money wars | Bolton was chairman of anti-Muslim think tank

Republicans losing money wars ahead of the 2018 midterms; John Bolton chaired an anti-Muslim think tank; French President Emmanuel Macron will call for American ‘militarism’ in speech to Congress; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Capitol Report: Paul Ryan’s retirement a sign of Republican surrender on deficits, entitlements ... and Congress?

The retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan is a clear sign that major changes to Social Security and Medicare are dead — and perhaps the ability of Republicans to keep control of Congress midway through Donald Trump’s first term as president......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

Capitol Report: Paul Ryan’s retirement a sign of Republican surrender on deficits and entitlements

The retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan is a clear sign that major changes to Social Security and Medicare are dead — and perhaps the ability of Republicans to keep control of Congress midway through Donald Trump’s first term as president......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

Capitol Report: To Democrats, Mulvaney’s not the CFPB director, and to Republicans, the CFPB doesn’t even exist

The discord over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was made clear at a hearing on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

Twitter is the most popular social media platform for members of Congress — but prominent Democrats tweet more often and have larger followings than Republicans

Twitter; Samantha Lee/Business Insi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider5 hr. 44 min. ago