House Votes to Override President’s Veto

Defense spending bill passed with 2/3rds majority On Monday, the House of Representatives successfully voted to override the president’s veto of a required defense spending bill, making it…

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Defense Bill Would Halt Afghan Troop Drawdown

Act would require assessment before troop level can decrease. A congressional conference report released last week includes language aimed at preventing a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, in…

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Congress Returns to Washington

Plans to conclude 2020 term with relief bills and the national budget. Lawmakers returned to Washington, D.C., this week following the Thanksgiving holiday break. Members have stated that…

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Senate Passes $740 Billion Defense Bill

Legislation includes removing Confederate names from military bases. On Thursday, the Senate passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act, a $740 billion bill that sets policy…

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