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This week in Congress (May 4-8, 2008)

May 4, 2009 - by Avelino Maestas

We'll have more info on some of these items throughout the coming days (stay tuned for Donny's post on predatory lending this evening), but for now here's the schedule of votes in the House and Senate this week (as it stands today). Monday, May 4, 2009 On Monday, the House will meet at 12:30 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. Suspensions (4 Bills) 1) H.Res. 230 - Recognizing the historical significance of the Mexican h...

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The Senate kicks off the week with a busy start, as Democratic leaders attempt to keep the caucus in line on the omnibus spending bill. In the House, a vote on D.C. voting rights legislation is probable on Tuesday, and House members may be required to approve any changes made to the omnibus spending bill. In addition, the Employee Free Choice Act will be introduced in both chambers Tuesday.

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