Date: May 10, 2013
By Washington Partners, LLC
Congress returned to the Capitol last week with a long to-do list and really did try to get to work. The Senate Judiciary Committee convened a mark-up of an immigration reform bill that is expected to continue throughout the month. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee tried repeatedly to vote on the nomination of Tom Perez as the new Secretary of Labor, but Republican objections put that action on hold.
On the Senate floor, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) tried…[ Read More → ]