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Craig Caplan
Capitol Hill Producer. Former Chair. Philly fan since birth. alum.
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Border state GOP Congressman Biggs agrees with Rep Roy on delaying disaster aid vote until House members return from holiday recess.
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Judge Haywood Gilliam was nominated by President Obama to serve on US District Court for Northern California and was unanimously confirmed by Senate in 2014 by voice vote.
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Judge Carlton Reeves was nominated by President Obama to serve on US District Court for Southern Mississippi and was unanimously confirmed by Senate in 2010 by voice vote.
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House Judiciary Chair on his medical status.
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Senate Foreign Relations Republican on US troop deployment to Middle East
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Pelosi with PA Democrats Judiciary Cmte members Dean & Vice Chair Scanlon at Delaware Co PA Community College town hall
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. (R-ND) in DC today during Memorial Day holiday recess to preside over Senate's brief pro forma session. Senators next return to nation's Capital for votes June 3.
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Craig Caplan 12h
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Lowey: "We must pass this bicameral, bipartisan bill and we will keep working to get it through the House and onto the President’s desk.”
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Craig Caplan 12h
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House Appropriations Chair : “After President Trump and Senate Republicans delayed disaster relief for more than four months, it is deeply disappointing that House Republicans are now making disaster victims wait even longer to get the help they need."
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Craig Caplan 12h
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"Shame on them."- on Republicans blocking disaster aid from passing the House today. "I will be discussing a path forward with Members on both sides of the aisle, and we will take action as early as next week when the House meets again during pro forma.”
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Craig Caplan 12h
Replying to @SpeakerPelosi
.: “Every House Republican needs to answer to the American people why they are standing in the way of urgently needed disaster relief for families struggling to heal and recover.”
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Craig Caplan 12h
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Pelosi:”House Republicans’ last-minute sabotage of an overwhelmingly bipartisan disaster relief bill is an act of staggering political cynicism. Countless American families hit by devastating natural disasters across the country will now be denied the relief they urgently need.”
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Craig Caplan 12h
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House adjourned until their next pro forma session Tuesday, May 28 at 2pm when they may attempt again to pass the disaster aid bill by unanimous consent. Bill also includes extension of national flood insurance program set to expire May 31 until Sept. 30.
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Craig Caplan 12h
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Roy: "This is a $19B bill that is not paid for when we are racking up $100M of debt per hour."
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Craig Caplan 13h
Replying to @RepChipRoy
. blocked disaster aid from passing House by UC that "spends $19B of taxpayers $ w/o mbrs of Congress being present here in our nation's Capitol to vote on it" & "includes nothing to address clear nat'l emergency & humanitarian crisis we face at our southern border."
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Rep. Shalala (D-FL) just asked unanimos consent for House to approve Senate-passed $19.1 disaster aid bill without taking roll call vote during its pro forma session. Rep. Roy (R-TX) objected.
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Craig Caplan 13h
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Republicans Alexander and Capito both absent from Senate disaster aid vote would have voted Yes if they had been present.
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Craig Caplan 14h
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Durbin submitted his explanation for missing the Senate disaster aid vote, the birth of his new granddaughter, into the Congressional Record. Had he been present, he would have voted Yes.
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Senate will vote to advance the nomination of Andrew Saul to head the Social Security Admin on Monday, June 3 when Senators return from their Memorial Day holiday recess.
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Senator Mike Braun (R-IN), one of 8 Republicans to vote No on $19.1B disaster aid bill.
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