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The Cloakroom: May 18 - May 24

Posted By Conn Carroll On May 17, 2009 @ 10:13 am In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

A a look at what happened last week, and what is coming up this week, on Capitol Hill

Senate:
Last week – began debate on the credit card bill [1]
This week – will finish the credit card bill and pass the Iraq and Afghanistan war supplemental [2]

House:
Last week – passed the Iraq and Afghanistan war supplemental [2] and Speaker Pelosi [3] got embroiled over the waterboarding debate
This week – Energy and Commerce Committee mark-up of the cap-and-tax bill [4] and relatively no floor activity


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URLs in this post:

[1] credit card bill: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Regulation/wm2435.cfm

[2] war supplemental: http://www.heritage.org/Research/NationalSecurity/wm2410.cfm

[3] Speaker Pelosi: http://www.foundry.org/2009/05/14/the-press-conference-nancy-pelosi-hopes-you-forget/

[4] cap-and-tax bill: http://www.foundry.org/2009/05/15/the-4300-energy-tax/

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