As members return from their seven-week recess, House leadership reporters Lindsey McPherson and Rema Rahman give us an inside look at what the chamber has on the docket. Will the likely continuing resolution to fund the government extend past December. What other issues facing the nation might the House address? Watch to find out.
With Zika emergency funding, a Supreme Court nomination and the federal budget all up in the air, Senate reporters Bridget Bowman and Niels Lesniewski preview what lies ahead for the Senate in September.
Roll Call’s White House reporter John T. Bennett looks at President Barack Obama’s schedule for the week as Congress gets back to work, and breaks down how the president’s relationship with congressional Republicans will shape the government funding process in the coming month.
Elections Editor Nathan L. Gonzales and Senior Political Reporter Simone Pathé discuss the most vulnerable House members — hint, they all happen to be Republicans — as they seek re-election this campaign season.
With Congress back in action, Senior Congressional Editor David Hawkings previews what the House and Senate must get done in the month of September, as well as leadership and political issues at play in the two chambers.
Elections Editor Nathan L. Gonzales and Senior Political Reporter Alex Roarty discuss the most formidable Senate challengers as Election Day draws ever nearer. Can the Democrats take back the chamber as they hope?
President Barack Obama said at a press briefing in Baton Rouge on Tuesday that Congress “may be called upon to do more," once existing federal funds for the response to flooding in Louisiana run out.
He noted that a number of Louisiana lawmakers with him at the briefing “happen to be in the majority.” He continued: “I suspect that they may be able to talk to the speaker and talk to Mitch McConnell."