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House Republican Leaders Once Again Block Conservative Amendments

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is at it again.

05/23/2016
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GOP Leadership Must Fight for Conservative Amendments When in Conference

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has committed to a more open process for considering legislation on the floor of the House of Representatives. As a result, lawmakers have been told that more of their amendments to legislation under consideration by the House will be debated and voted on. This is a welcome development. However, the Speaker and his leadership team must commit to keep conservative amendments that pass the House in the final version of legislation negotiated with the Senate. Otherwise, a more open amendment process in the House will be an exercise in messaging and distraction.

02/02/2016
Senate Vote-a-Rama - Learn About the Most Important Senate Budget Amendments Here!
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Senate Vote-a-Rama - Learn About the Most Important Senate Budget Amendments Here!

One of the most interesting aspects of the Senate budget process is the offering of amendments, which is different than for regular bills in the Senate.

03/22/2013