Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner snuggle on inauguration day of the 114th Congress.

CD088: What is the 114th Congress?

IIn this bonus episode, a quick overview of Congressional basics. We also examine the priorities of the 114th Congress by reviewing the bills that were passed during its first week.


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114th Rules of the House

The 114th Congress passed the new rules, which amended the rules passed by the 113th Congress.


Bills Passed in the First Week

House of Representatives

HR 26: Terrorism Risk Insurance Program ReAuthorization Act of 2015

HR 22: The Hire More Heroes Act of 2015

HR 30: Save American Workers Act of 2015

HR 3: Keystone XL Pipeline Act


Defeated… For Now

HR 37: Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act


Music Presented in This Episode


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