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    House and Senate Cloakroom: March 7 – March 11

    House Cloakroom: March 7 – March 11 Analysis: The House returns on Tuesday this week to consider legislation involving the Federal Housing Administration refinancing program as well as a bill regarding the emergency mortgage relief program and its potential termination. On Wednesday, the House will host a joint meeting with … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: February 28 - March 4, 2011

    House Cloakroom Analysis: The House returns next week from the Presidents’ Day recess to tackle a shortened two week Continuing Resolution (CR) package unveiled on Friday that includes more than $4 billion in spending cuts. HR 1, passed in the House on February 12th, cut spending by $61 billion for … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom Report: February 14th-18th, 2011

    House Cloakroom Report: February 14th-18th Analysis: An interesting week in the House of Representatives will ensue with the Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government for the remaining part of the fiscal year coming to the floor to be debated under an open process. Additional cuts were pushed to the forefront … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom Report: February 7th-11th

    Analysis provided by Heritage Action for America House Cloakroom Report: February 7th - 11th Analysis: The House returns from their district work period week to discuss a variety of issues. Deliberations will begin on the Continuing Resolution package under the guidelines that the House Budget Committeeunveiled last week and what spending cuts … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: January 30 - February 5, 2011

    Analysis provided by Heritage Action for America House Cloakroom: January 30 – February 5, 2011 Next week the House will not be in session in order for Members to spend the week working in their respective districts. Senate Cloakroom: January 30 – February 5, 2011 Analysis The Senate wrapped up … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: January 24-28, 2011

    Analysis provided by Heritage Action for America House Cloakroom Report: January 24-28 Analysis: After a week in the House that saw Obamacare repealed, the House will move in to a week heavily focused on spending, further organization of committees, and a slew of hearings on healthcare, the economy, stalled trade … More

    House Cloakroom Report: January 17-23

    House Cloakroom Report: January 17-23 After the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday, the House will reconvene tomorrow afternoon for legislative business. The majority of the week will be devoted to legislation repealing Obamacare. The vote, scheduled for Wednesday, will kick off with seven hours of debate on Tuesday, followed … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: December 13-17, 2010

    House Cloakroom: December 13-17, 2010 Analysis: The House is scheduled to be in session this week but the agenda is unclear as a waiting game ensues to see what action the Senate takes on the proposed tax relief deal framework proposed by the Obama administration. Right now there is no … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: November 14-20, 2010

    House Cloakroom: November 14-20, 2010 Analysis: The House returns back to Washington for a lame-duck session after a historical midterm election. The actual legislative calendar for the week remains to be seen, but it will more than likely be light as the new members of the 112th Congress will be … More

    House and Senate Cloakroom: September 27 – October 1, 2010

    House Cloakroom: September 27 – October 1, 2010 Analysis: The House will be in its final week of action before recessing until after the election. The target adjournment had been October 8th, but with a tough election cycle ahead and holdups on legislation in the Senate, House leaders are pushing … More