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  1. Washington Business Brief: Congressman LaTourette Talks Presidential Primaries and Latest Legislation
  2. Washington Business Brief: LaTourette on the Busy Week in Washington
  3. Washington Business Brief: Lauren Cowles talks about impact of Syrian refugee debate
  4. Washington Business Brief: LaTourette Talks About the Best Week in Washington
  5. Breaking Down the Boehner News

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  1. This Week in Washington -- February 12, 2016

    FAA re-authorization moves in House – On Thursday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a mark-up of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) re-authorization bill introduced by Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and House Aviation Subcommittee Chair Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) last week.

  2. President releases 2017 budget proposal

    Today, President Barack Obama unveiled his fiscal year 2017 budget proposal. Below are some proposals and information from his budget that we thought might be interesting and helpful. According to the Obama administration, this budget pays for all new spending and will achieve $2.9 trillion of deficit reduction over 10 years.

  3. This Week in Washington -- February 5, 2016

    Last ditch effort on criminal justice reform - With the odds of criminal justice reform passing in this Congress dimming, supporters are making a last ditch effort to regain momentum in an increasingly difficult and partisan political environment.

  4. This Week in Washington -- January 29, 2016

    Bipartisan criminal justice reform, which once seemed likely, is facing longer and longer odds. This week, Senate Majority Leader John Cornyn (R-TX), a key sponsor of the effort, admitted that the measure may not move at all this year.

  5. This Week in Washington -- January 22, 2016

    Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) said this week that his American Business Competitiveness plan (HR 4377) could move separately from international tax overhaul – something that is a top priority for House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX).

  6. Fox News | Time waits for no one, including members of Congress

    Capitol Hill may be the only place where something that is supposed to take 15 minutes usually consumes 28 minutes, then triggers un-muted braying when the event suddenly consumes just 19 minutes. Such was the case Wednesday in the House as lawmakers voted on a bill to sanction Iran

  7. This Week in Washington -- January 15, 2016

    Senate democrats plan to force vote on Trump Muslim ban - There has been a lot of "happy talk" from leadership in both chambers and in both parties about how much Congress can get done this year. This week, however, the reality of life in a presidential election year reminded many in DC of just how difficult it is for Congress to get anything done in a hyper-partisan, hyper-political environment.

  8. State of the Union Primer

    Tonight, President Barack Obama is delivering his final State of the Union address. The President’s final State of the Union is expected to be broader and less specific than in years past. Here is a quick look at what the key components of the speech are expected to be:

  9. This Week in Washington - January 8, 2016

    The herculean task of Congress: Pass all 12 spending bills - It hasn't been done since 1994, and getting anything done in a presidential election year is notoriously difficult, but - nonetheless - Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) says that passing all 12 spending bills is a top priority for this year.

  10. This Week in Washington -- December 18, 2015

    Omnibus on the floor today - what's in it? - BREAKING NEWS: The House passed the omnibus spending bill by a vote of 316 to 113. 150 Republicans were joined by 166 Democrats in passing the bill. - Today, the omnibus spending bill went to the floor in the House. As of this morning, there remained some uncertainty as to whether the bill would pass. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), like his predecessor John Boehner (R-OH), had to rely on the votes of Democrats to get the omnibus across the finish line thanks to the defection of conservative House Republicans.