This Week in Congress (Feb. 9 - 15, 2008)

(Congresspedia Preview) With the Senate approving an economic package last week, it looks like Congress can now return to some issues that were put on hold while the stimulus plan was crafted...the farm bill...FISA...[and] the president's proposed FY 2009 federal budget..., which expanded military spending at the expense of domestic programs. ...the administration has a likely ally in House ...John Murtha (D-Pa.)...[who] will probably champion defense ... Full Story »

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Beth Wellington
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by Beth Wellington - Oct. 1, 2008

Kenny does an excellent, factual job of previewing three major issues before Congress and provides an overview of Committee hearings for the week.

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Oct. 1, 2008

Informative overview of some of the issues being addressed this week by the U.S. Congress. This report provides many useful links to further information about key amendments under consideration, typically based on factual evidence culled from congressional records. This report would benefit from citing other independent sources, for a more comprehensive overview, based on multiple perspectives (particularly with respect to John Murtha's anticipated support of the Bush administration's 2009 budget -- these statements could be strengthened by links to trustworthy sources and/or supporting evidence). Overall, this is important information, which unfortunately is a bit dry from the public's standpoint, but is well presented, ... More »

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