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Leahy to fuzz: Be cool with a little stash - In the Loop - The Washington Post

Leahy to fuzz: Be cool with a little stash - In the Loop - The Washington Post

"The first legislation I plan to move in the new Congress is the Violence Against Women Act," Leahy said Wednesday during remarks at Georgetown University Law Center. "Last year, the Senate passed my bipartisan bill, but House leaders refused to agree to protect some of the most vulnerable victims of domestic violence and rape. Like so many other worthy efforts, renewing VAWA suffered from obstructionism that has seeped too much into our legislative process."

"The first legislation I plan to move in the new Congress is the Violence Against Women Act," Leahy said Wednesday during remarks at Georgetown University Law Center. "Last year, the Senate passed my bipartisan bill, but House leaders refused to agree to protect some of the most vulnerable victims of domestic violence and rape. Like so many other worthy efforts, renewing VAWA suffered from obstructionism that has seeped too much into our legislative process."

Senate Democrats Unveil Pro-Choice Bill To Prevent States From Chipping Away At Abortion Rights

Senate Democrats Unveil Pro-Choice Bill To Prevent States From Chipping Away At Abortion Rights

Democrats' Plan Would Benefit Middle Class, Target Rich----- WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic congressional  leaders plan on Monday to unveil proposed legislation to boost  the middle class by giving many families a tax cut that would be  countered by a fee on financial transactions and reduced t...

Democrats' Plan Would Benefit Middle Class, Target Rich----- WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic congressional leaders plan on Monday to unveil proposed legislation to boost the middle class by giving many families a tax cut that would be countered by a fee on financial transactions and reduced t...

The National Rifle Association is set to unveil its plans for safer schools on Tuesday, including more detailed recommendations for armed guards, according to a report. The group’s National School Shield Program will include both legislative proposals for Congress and a guide for state and local officials to change their laws to allow armed guards...

The National Rifle Association is set to unveil its plans for safer schools on Tuesday, including more detailed recommendations for armed guards, according to a report. The group’s National School Shield Program will include both legislative proposals for Congress and a guide for state and local officials to change their laws to allow armed guards...

WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrats and Republicans Monday night released a catchall government funding bill that denies President Barack Obama new money for implementing signature first-term accomplishments like new regulations on Wall Street and his expansion of government health care subsidies but provides modest additional funding for domestic priorities like health research and highway projects. Monday's measure is the product of bipartisan negotiations and is the legislative vehicle to…

WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrats and Republicans Monday night released a catchall government funding bill that denies President Barack Obama new money for implementing signature first-term accomplishments like new regulations on Wall Street and his expansion of government health care subsidies but provides modest additional funding for domestic priorities like health research and highway projects. Monday's measure is the product of bipartisan negotiations and is the legislative vehicle to…

Senator Marco Rubio is shown. | AP Marco Rubio tax plan challenges GOP orthodoxy A big child credit, no across-the-board cut and a top rate of 35 percent put him at odds with rivals.   Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/04/marco-rubio-tax-plan-challenges-gop-orthodoxy-116831.html#ixzz3WvcyVdsS

Senator Marco Rubio is shown. | AP Marco Rubio tax plan challenges GOP orthodoxy A big child credit, no across-the-board cut and a top rate of 35 percent put him at odds with rivals. Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/04/marco-rubio-tax-plan-challenges-gop-orthodoxy-116831.html#ixzz3WvcyVdsS

WASHINGTON -- A large group of House conservatives intends to unveil legislation providing an expanded tax break for consumers who purchase their own health coverage and increasing the government funding for high-risk pools, according to lawmakers who said the plan marked the Republicans' first comprehensive alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Under the proposal endorsed by the Republican Study Committee, individuals who purchase coverage approved for sale in their…

WASHINGTON -- A large group of House conservatives intends to unveil legislation providing an expanded tax break for consumers who purchase their own health coverage and increasing the government funding for high-risk pools, according to lawmakers who said the plan marked the Republicans' first comprehensive alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Under the proposal endorsed by the Republican Study Committee, individuals who purchase coverage approved for sale in their…

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