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START treaty
  • Venable LLP
  • Russia, USA
  • December 13 2010

President Obama has made Senate approval of the New START treaty between the United States and the Russian Federation a priority before sine die adjournment next week


DADT
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

The fate of the heavily discussed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) policy banning gays from serving openly in the military was in the hands of Republican senators this past week


DREAM Act: lame-duck vote might be last chance until 2012
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

The passage of the Development, Relief and Education of the Alien Minors (DREAM) Act would create a path to legal status for young adult children of illegal immigrants if they join the armed forces or attend college for two years


GOP claims the House, Democrats hold onto the Senate
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2010

With help from the Tea Party vote, Republicans were propelled to the majority in the House and successfully made gains in the Senate following Tuesday night's mid-term elections


Mid-terms bring changes to key House committees
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2010

Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-CA), now serving his 16th term in Congress, is poised (but not certain) to take the gavel as Chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee