Government, Politics

Dems Racing to Complete These Five Things Before Losing the House

Democrats are scrambling to achieve a number of legislative and policy items before the current Congress adjourns and they lose control of the House.

Lawmakers have a lengthy to-do list to complete before the end of the week, including a funding package that could result in a government shutdown if both parties can’t come to an agreement. However, Democrats and Republicans have made headway on some legislative priorities, such as the passage of a same-sex marriage bill that is on its way to President Joe Biden’s desk for his approval and the National Defense Authorization Act that passed the House last week.

But on other legislative priorities, Congress is falling behind – making little progress on “must-pass” legislation, threatening to keep lawmakers and their staffers in Washington, D.C., right up until the Christmas holiday. Read more…

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