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CD049: Crisis… Postponed


The shutdown is over & the debt ceiling postponed; we take a close look at the new law that finally ended the unnecessary crisis. Read More

CD036: Factory Farm Bill


During the week of July 10-11, the House of Representatives passed a funding bill for agriculture programs which had only been available to read for 20 hours. In this episode, we take a closer look at what was in that surprise bill. Read More

CD034: Let’s Drill Offshore


Before taking a week off for July 4th, the House passed a bill forcing the Obama administration to sell offshore leases to the oil and gas industry. Read More

CD033: Let’s Deepwater Drill


In this episode, the House of Representatives tries to approve ultra-deepwater drilling in the “Western Gap”: The middle of the Gulf of Mexico. Read More

CD027: Overtime


After a health care rant, we look at H.R. 1406, a bill that would have allowed workers to get vacation time instead of cash for their overtime. It’s a bill I’d actually like to see survive. Read More