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What's happening on Capitol Hill? The latest in the House and the Senate -- legilation, nominations, hearings, gossip. Tonight with our Capitol Hill insider, Elizabeth Letchworth, retired Secretary to the Majority in the US Senate and founder of GradeGov.com
Today's Senate Judiciary Hearing questioning Loretta Lynch, potential Attorney General replacement for Eric Holder.
Several generals have formed a committe to investigate what exactly happened in Benghazi, and they're concerned that House investigations chairman Trey Gowdy might be undergoing pressure by those who DO know what happened and want it covered up.
We discuss all of that and more with our Capitol Hill insider Elizabeth Letchworth, retired Secretary to the US Senate.
Tonight -- The Texas court ruling that blocked Obama's landmark immigration overhaul. What will Republicans in Congress do about it? Will this affect the Dept of Homeland Security appropriations bill that strips out funding for Obama's executive orders that would let up to 4.7 million illegal aliens stay without threat of deportation? And what about the 26 states that brought the suit forward, suing the Obama Administration for this action?
Are the Big Money donors having a change of heart about supporting Jeb Bush's push for the presidency? What about Hillary?
The President's request for Authorization to use military force -- AUMF. A ruse to keep Congress busy with infighting as Obama runs the clock?
The Keystone Pipeline - will a huge train derailment that spilled thousands of gallons of crude oil in West Virginia help get this bill passed?
Our Capitol Hill Insider Elizabeth Letchworth joins us tonight with insight and backstories.
House Speaker John Boehner invites Israeli PM Netanyahu to speak before a joint session on February 11. The White House was not informed until the invitation was extended to Netanyahu and accepted. The West Wing's nose is out of joint. Boehner showing some inflated (foot) balls?
Elizabeth Letchworth, our Capitol Hill insider, gives us her take on that and last night's State of the Union..
Tonight we'll talk with our Capitol Hill insider Elizabeth Letchworth (Secretary to the Majority US Senate, ret.) about a number of issues making REDLINE headlines.
FCC and FEC moves to restrict and control the internet.
Sen. Mitch McConnell and the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill.
Obama's Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State request made to Congress today.
The newly established House Freedom Caucus - an update
Tonight our Capitol Hill Insider, the Hon. Elizabeth Letchworth, gives us a look at the backstories behind the House Speaker vote the kept Boehner in the leadership, and legislation that is being filed this week in the House. Also, Sen. Mitch McConnell takes over as Majority Leader in the Senate. The behind the scenes story in both Chambers -- tonight, with the first woman ever elected to serve as the Secretary for the Majority (under then Maj. Leader Bob Dole).
Jeb Bush forms an Exploratory Committee to, well, explore the possibility of running for president.
Sen. Ted Cruz is more popular than ever with Americans. But his Senate confreres are avoiding him like the plague. Why?
Obama today "normalized" relations with Cuba. Can he do that? And what can the new Congress do about it?
Committee members have been named in the new Congress. Who are they and what do their assignments portend?
The Hon. Elizabeth Letchworth, retired US Senate Secretary and founder of GradeGov.com, will attempt to answer our questions.
PURSUING THE TRUTH! Elizabeth Letchworth - What will Congress do upon its return next week?
Lawmakers to Obama: Hit ISIS
Lawmakers from both parties on Tuesday exhorted President Obama to broaden the military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Dems push Obama to send arms to Ukraine
The administration has been wary of providing lethal aid.
Obama orders 350 more troops to Iraq
Forces would provide security to Baghdad Embassy Compound, and its support facilities.
?Immigration advocates to Obama: Don’t let Dems ‘stand in the way’ What will he do about immigration? Wait until after the election?
Louisiana Jindal's comments about illegals in Louisiana ; http://www.wbrz.com/news/jindal-time-to-stop-flow-of-illegals-crossing-border/
Bill Clinton heading to Louisiana to campaign for Mary Landrieu
John Boehner and the upcoming election
It says it all about the voters and the latest election.
"Dear Senator Rockefeller,
"F" - Congrats Jay! Ref your Keystone vote, I knew you would have to hose us one more time before leaving office.
Tonight - the Hon. Elizabeth Letchworth joins us to discuss the strategy involved in the Keystone XL Pipeline failed vote and why she's glad it failed yesterday.
Also, Republicans in both the House and the Senate prepare to stop Obama’s planned executive amnesty - how? Through government funding bills. Americans are demanding that Congress defund Obama's unconstitutional actions NOW. But when will be the best time for Congress to snap the purse shut? All that and MIT prof Jonathan Gruber's revelations of deliberate deception re Obamacare and you, the "stupid" American.
GOP leaders called a recess to floor proceedings on the Omnibus Bill that would fund the Federal Government until next Sept. Not enough votes for passage. As of this writing, House members are still out, but Speaker Boehner says a vote will come before the money runs out at midnight tonight.
However... It’s not clear what they will be voting on. A Continuing Resolution (CR) that will fund the government until the new Republican -led Congress is seated in January?
Tonight the Hon. Elizabeth Letchworth gives us her take on today's turn of events -- the postponement of vote taking on the CRomnibus hybrid, the "House of Cards"
With the election behind us, Congress' lame duck session is underway. Tonight, the Hon. Elizabeth Letchworth will explain what we can expect between now and the end of the year - and she'll clear up some misconceptions many folks have about what can be accomplished now, and what opportunities the new Congress will have beginning in January. What can we expect from a Republican controlled Senate and House in the 114th Congress? Tonight we'll find out
The elections yesterday have left everyone buzzing. Tonight our Capitol Hill Insider Elizabeth Letchworth gives us her take on the runoff election in Mississippi, New York Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel's win, and other state results.
35,000 Dems Carried Thad to Victory?
Black vote used...
Flier 'that got Cochran elected'...
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