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Swearing in the 114th Congress

CD090 January: Wall Street Gets Some Love

A summary of January, the first month of the 114th Congress. In this episode, a favor for Wall Street is signed into law, the Senate did almost nothing, and the House passed bills that benefit Wall Street, fossil fuel companies, and companies that don't want to give you health insurance. There were a few good bills mixed in there too.

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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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CD029: Keystone XL Pipeline

The House passed H.R. 3, a bill waiving permit requirements for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and passed H.R. 1911, a bill that could raise interest rates for college students while tying their rates to the market. Continue reading

H.R. 3: No Permits Needed For Keystone XL Pipeline

H.R. 3 “The Northern Route Approval Act” waives the permitting requirements for construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Continue reading