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Jul 29, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Packing Up the Baggage Edition

Heading for the Exits – This is the final week before Congress begins its five-week August recess. Lawmakers have a lot baggage to pack up...
Jul 23, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Summer Heat Edition

Heat Is On – The heart of the summer is upon us and Washington is feeling the heat in more than one way. In addition to record temperatures,...
Jun 16, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Storms Edition

Weathering the Storms – Stormy weather has wreaked havoc on much of the country recently, including Washington. Meanwhile, storms of a...
Jun 7, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Poolside Edition

Dive In – The pools have opened to provide relief from the summer heat and an opportunity to work on those tans. Congress is back in session...
May 31, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Grilling Edition

Grilling Time – It’s that time of year when the grills get fired up. There’s been grilling on Capitol Hill as well, with government...
May 22, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Debt Ceiling Edition

Taking It to the Limit – The statutory debt ceiling is back. The temporary suspension of the debt limit enacted earlier this year was lifted on...
May 15, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Sequester Gestures Edition

Side-Stepping Sequestration – It was as predictable as the Washington Capitals blowing a playoff series lead. Lawmakers are looking to carve...
May 8, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Cicada Edition

Lots of Buzz – The Cicadas are coming back. After maturing underground for 17 years, billions of the insects from the Brood II cohort are...
Apr 25, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Draft Edition

Making the Call – The NFL Draft kicks off Thursday. Unlike previous drafts, there is much uncertainty as to who will go where....
Apr 18, 2013 | Blog Paper Press Release

Line Items: Late Filing Edition

Taxing Time – This week was initially about the federal tax filing deadline, but the tragedies in Boston and Texas have shifted attention away...

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