Turnabout: House Democrat Calls for Senate to Return to Session

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 9:15 am

The House is meeting at this hour to consider the state fiscal aid bill and a border security funding measure. They came off a scheduled six-week break to do so, in part because the Senate handed them a bill and basically demanded that they return. However, the border funding bill that the Senate passed was [...]

The Kucinich Switch and the Whip Count

By: Wednesday March 17, 2010 7:54 am

Dennis Kucinich’s reversal and decision to support the health care bill changes the dynamic around the vote, but the ultimate question of whether or not the bill will pass was always going to be decided by the right flank of the caucus. Adding in Kucinich’s support, and Ann Kirkpatrick’s, to the last whip count puts [...]