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    Cloakroom: September 29 – October 5

    House Cloakroom Analysis: On Saturday, the House did its part to take a government shutdown off the table by passing a bill that funded the government while delaying the implementation of Obamacare for one year. This week’s schedule is fluid as the House will wait for the Senate to act … More

    The House and Senate Cloakroom: February 8 – 12, 2010

    The House passed and sent to the President a $1.9 trillion dollar debt limit increase. More

    The House and Senate Cloakrooms: Dec. 14 - 18

    The House Cloakroom by Dan Ziegler Analysis: The House will be busy next week trying to wrap up business for the year before going on break. The main piece of legislation on their plate will be finishing up the last appropriations spending bill, which will be used to tack on … More

    The House Cloakroom: Nov. 16 – 20

    Analysis – With the first half of the health care bill now passed out of the House the Speaker now pivots to the second half of the health care bill commonly referred to as the “doc fix.” The “doc fix” refers to the undoing of the flawed Medicare payment update … More

    The House Cloakroom: Nov. 9 – 13

    Analysis – With the passage of the health care bill on Saturday night the House is now out of session for the entire week. Major Floor Action – None.

    The House Cloakroom: Nov. 2 – 6

    Analysis – After unveiling her 1,990 page health care bill late this week, Speaker Pelosi hopes to have the bill on the House floor by Thursday with work possibly going into Saturday or even into the following week to finish consideration of the legislation. A manager’s amendment is expected to … More