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Susan Ferrechio

Washington D.C.
Chief Congressional Correspondent — Washington Examiner
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Washington Examiner's Chief Congressional Correspondent

GOP pressures Democrats ahead of planned spending bill filibuster — House and Senate Republican leaders are pressuring reluctant Democrats to accept a deal to temporarily fund the government in the fight against Zika, promising to include aide for Flint, Mich., in a separate measure. Senate Democrats said they oppose a deal that would keep the government funded until Dec.

House will vote on contempt charges against Clinton IT aide — The House will vote this week on a measure to hold Hillary Clinton's former computer technician in contempt of Congress, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Monday.

GOP leader predicts House override of Obama veto — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday he believes there are enough votes in the House to override a presidential veto of legislation allowing families of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.

White House looks to millennials to boost Obamacare numbers — Knowing that it must boost enrollment for Obamacare, the White House is hosting a summit Tuesday to reach out to millennials. The summit will include local and state leaders as well as youth advocacy groups and tech companies, according to the White House.

Earmarks could be on their way back in Congress — The earmark, banished by House Republicans in 2011, could be making a comeback. A GOP lawmaker is proposing a change in the House rules next year that would revive congressional line-item spending, known as earmarks, but only for water resource development projects of the Army Corps of Engineers. Rep.

Agenda from hell: Emails, vetoes and a government shutdown — Congress and the White House are headed for a week filled with sharp, partisan disagreements that will include more FBI testimony on Hillary Clinton's emails, a vote to override President Obama's veto, and possibly even a partial government shutdown if the two sides can't find a spending agreement.

Obama: Museum will help protestors and police understand each other — President Obama proposed that the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture could foster unity in the midst of protests and racial tensions, even as it memorialized the historic oppression of black Americans. That's what this museum explains, the fact that our stories have shaped every corner of our culture, Obama said at the opening ceremony on Saturday morning.

Top Republican lobbies House GOP against veto override vote of 9/11 bill — A top Republicans is warning House lawmakers to reconsider a vote to override President Obama's veto of a bill allowing Americans to sue Saudi Arabia over the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, sent a Friday dear colleague letter to fellow lawmakers, asking them to study the consequences of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which Obama vetoed on Friday.

Facebook launching first-ever voter registration drive — Facebook will begin reminding people to register to vote next week, a campaign that could drive turnout and influence the outcome of the election. Those reminders have worked on a smaller scale, as 200,000 people registered in California after receiving a notice from Facebook in May.

IRS chief hasn't escaped impeachment yet — The fate of embattled IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is likely to remain up in the air until at least November, as the divided Republican Party continues to debate what to do next following his impeachment hearing last week.
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Sep 26, 2016

@derekwillis Perhaps the most loaded question you could ever ask these candidates.

Sep 26, 2016

Top Republican lobbies House GOP against veto override vote of 9/11 bill  via @DCExaminer

Sep 26, 2016

RT @PeteKDCNews: Here we go, the worst week ever, starting with tonight's stupid debate. Lots of fighting in Congress too...

Sep 23, 2016

RT @gregorykorte: Today's the day: Obama will veto terrorism lawsuit bill as constitutional deadline looms. Next up: Override battle.

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