Washington — Lawmakers are still on their Easter/Passover/Spring break this week, and President Obama is on the move.
Expect an explosion of hearings on an array of issues, from Russia to GM. Among them, House Republicans will focus on “Examining Obamacare’s Problem-Filled State Exchanges,” and Senate Democrats will investigate why equal pay legislation known as “The Paycheck Fairness Act” has stalled.
The Senate is expected to vote on a compromise bill that would extend benefits to long-term unemployed people (who’ve been cut off since Dec. 28). But the bill’s fate in the House is in doubt. A deadline over the “doc fix” also looms. Unless Congress acts by March 31 to fix a formula that pays […]
The House of Representatives and the Senate are out of session this week. But the White House and State Department will continue to wrestle with Russia over Ukraine and inch toward imposing sanctions on Vladimir Putin’s government.
Events in Ukraine, doctor reimbursements for Medicare and extending unemployment benefits for the unemployed will all be discussed on Capitol Hill this week.