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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Lame Duck Session of Congress

The keys to the lame duck session of Congress that starts in November won't be the expiring tax cuts, the scope of mandatory spending cuts known as the sequester or a host of other fiscal issues. The ... read more

A Taxpayer’s Guide to the Lame-Duck Session

With two weeks left in the 113th Congress, lawmakers are scrambling to address a few key issues in their lame-duck session, most divisive being a bill to fund the government in the wake of President ... read more

Lame Duck Session in U.S. Congress May Be Good for Stocks

(Bloomberg) -- Say what you will about the the so-called lame-duck Congress ... is any guide, it may be a good thing for U.S. stocks. The S&P 500 Index has posted gains for the last two months of the ... read more

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The lame duck congressional session is here — these are the issues that will dominate

Congress has returned to Washington, D.C., after the midterm elections for the “lame duck” session, in which the current crop ... elections on Wednesday to pick the nominees they want to guide the ... read more


Congress Must Say No To Lame-Duck Spending

They know that the way to send farewell favors to all their friends on K-street is to force Congress into passing a spending bill during a lame-duck session in December. If recent history is any guide ... read more

Expect Less, Not More, in Lame-Duck Session

and then between President Barack Obama and Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) — don’t seem to have changed the positive outlook about what is commonly thought of as the next opportunity: the lame-duck ... read more

Ask Cokie: 'Lame Duck' Session Of Congress

Stay connected with everything KUOW by signing up for our free newsletter. What are you curious about? Help guide our reporting by submitting a topic, question, or one of your stories to our team. ... read more

Trump preparing to remove Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen | Interior Secretary Zinke says he’s ‘100% confident’ he’ll be cleared

But no alternative candidate has emerged yet, and Pelosi’s allies are beginning to mount a forceful campaign suggesting that Pelosi’s leadership and experience are necessary to guide the ... Tuesday ... read more

Lame duck paralysis and fiscal-cliff-mageddon

As anyone who has ever been through a lame-duck session knows ... If past lame ducks are a guide, many of the Representatives and Senators who will not be returning to Congress next year will be more ... read more

Don’t forget about keeping Congress

Putting aside the intrigue and significance of the presidential election, let’s focus for a few minutes on Congress. For starters, don’t forget about the post-election lame duck session ... History ... read more

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the House on Tuesday

Tom Price (R-GA) to try to avert a lame duck session later this year ... Reporters pursued Rangel relentlessly up and down the halls before Congress adjourned at the end of July. Expect much of the ... read more

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Lame Duck Session of Congress

The keys to the lame duck session of Congress that starts in November won't be the expiring tax cuts, the scope of mandatory spending cuts known as the sequester or a host of other fiscal issues. The ... read more



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