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WHIP COUNT: Debt-limit bill appears to have the votes to clear Congress

The debt-limit deal announced on Sunday night is expected to attract more than 60 votes in the Senate, but its outlook in the House is much more cloudy. Speaker John Boehner John Andrew Boehner Vetera... read more

Government Shutdown -- Latest Updates and Analysis

Rather, employees must wait until Congress appropriates funding ... House floor ended in with a decision to redo a vote on Thursday. House Republicans failed to object to a spending bill that would ha... read more

When America Stared Into the Abyss

I have given those notes to the Library of Congress ... that the vote go forward. In a leadership meeting, Democratic Whip Jim Clyburn confidentially predicted that only half of the Democrats’ 235 mem... read more

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Is another government shutdown debt limit crisis likely?

There are increasing sings that if some political players have miscalculated there could be another government shutdown. And there are rumblings that another debt limit ... appear to be the 60 votes n... read more


The Daily 202: ‘I was callous.’ Apologizing for apostasies, 2020 Democrats illustrate the party’s leftward drift.

My views have changed significantly since then, and my record in Congress over ... the invitation to appear on Jan. 24.” -- Chaos erupted on the House floor after Democrats tried to pass a bill to reo... read more

House Whip Count Shows Syria Resolution in Deep Trouble

WaPo's blog The Fix has been updating their whip count on the Syria ... Syrian resolution before Congress.” While prospects for passage of a resolution in the Senate look positive, the White House doe... read more

With RSC Proposal Scrapped, Republicans Have No Plan On Raising The Debt Ceiling

However, a whip count Wednesday night showed the RSC measure didn’t have the GOP votes to proceed ... on October 30; Congress needs to raise the debt limit by November 3. And it’s not just the debt ce... read more

Transportation Bill Flyover

"They're doing the whip count," said Mica, noting the leadership was adding a few amendments "to get some more votes." In Congressional ... There may be no earmarks in this bill. But the Republican le... read more

Why Nancy Pelosi Isn’t Guaranteed The Speakership

The Democrats have won the House, and Republicans will have to hand over the speaker’s gavel in January. But it’s not totally clear ... whip count of the newly elected or re-elected Democrats. Here’s ... read more

WHIP COUNT: Budget deal appears to have votes to pass Congress

to avert a government shutdown appears to have the votes to clear the House and Senate. Votes are expected in both chambers on Thursday. ADVERTISEMENT A rundown of The Hill’s whip count follows. Pleas... read more

Nancy Pelosi: The remarkable comeback of America's most powerful woman

She can, however, count votes like few in Congress - a throwback to her days as the child ... So this is common ground." Democrats these days appear to have little interest in finding common ground wi... read more

Votes are there to break shutdown, but not the will

With three vacancies in 435 member House, 217 votes are currently the minimum needed for the measure to win approval in the House. CNN's vote count appears ... clear the 217 vote barrier." In response ... read more



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