Democrats Debate Budget Plan
Hundred Dollar Bills with color
20 Jul
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Democrats Debate Budget Plan »

Every year, the federal government puts together a budget–a plan for the way that federal dollars will be spent. A country’s budget reflects Read more…

Congress Discusses Another Payout
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7 Apr
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Congress Discusses Another Payout »

The coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people out of work. But what about those who still have to report to their jobs Read more…

Trump’s State of the Union
The US Congress is the site of the yearly State of the Union address. President Trump gave his first such speech last week.
8 Feb
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump’s State of the Union »

On January 30, President Trump gave his annual State of the Union address. It was the third-longest such speech in history: one hour Read more…

The Not-So-Neutral Net?
Is Net Neutrality going to be threatened by an upcoming Congressional decision?
29 Nov
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

The Not-So-Neutral Net? »

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When you go online, do you expect to be able to access any Web site you choose? Do you want to view or Read more…

Trump’s First 100 Days
President Donald Trump sits at his desk after a meeting with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, left, and members of his staff in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.
1 May
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump’s First 100 Days »

This past weekend marked the close of President Trump’s first 100 days in office. Traditionally, the 100-day point is used to evaluate the Read more…

President Trump Addresses Congress
President Donald J. Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28.
9 Mar
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

President Trump Addresses Congress »

On February 28, President Trump gave an hour-long speech in front of both houses of Congress in which he outlined his administration’s achievements Read more…

Congress Acts “FAST”
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11 Dec
2015
Written by David Martin

Congress Acts “FAST” »

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While the passage of this legislation is being considered a great victory, it is not without its challenges. For example, some of the Read more…

Everybody Matters: The State of the Union 2015
Credit: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
30 Jan
2015
Written by Lia Eastep

Everybody Matters: The State of the Union 2015 »

President Obama gave his State of the Union address, the annual speech where the president addresses Congress and the nation. It was a series of White House proposals for how he would like to guide the government's priorities for the next two years of his executive term.

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The President and Congress to Work Together?
Photo: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
8 Dec
2014
Written by Lia Eastep

The President and Congress to Work Together? »

Now that Congress is back in session for its last work days of the year, many Americans are speculating on what might be Read more…

What’s Next for Congress?
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15 Nov
2014
Written by Lia Eastep

What’s Next for Congress? »

In the weeks leading up to the recent midterm elections, we brought you stories about the Senate races across the country where Republicans Read more…

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