Congressional Watch

Congressional Watch – May 2016

Posted: May 6th, 2016 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen It’s been a rough month for Duncan Hunter (R-50). First there was the matter of some questionable charges made to his campaign credit card. The Federal Election Commission (FEC) had called to question some 68 charges made to the campaign account for video games, which were filed to his campaign disclosure statement […]

Congressional Watch – Oct. 2015

Posted: October 2nd, 2015 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

Congress avoids another government shutdown … for now By Andy Cohen The federal government will not close for business this week, with Congress approving a bill on a largely party line vote of 277-151 — with 151 Republicans voting to shut the government down — to keep the lights on … for now.

Congressional Watch – August 2015

Posted: August 7th, 2015 | Columnists, Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen Welcome to the August, 2015 edition of the San Diego Congressional Watch. First, a bit of housekeeping: Last month I noted that Rep. Juan Vargas (D-51) skipped high profile, contentious votes on trade adjustment assistance (TAA) and trade promotion authority (TPA), a policy that once passed, frees President Obama to complete negotiations […]