Congress LinksJuly 6, 2009 - by Donny Shaw
- Michael Jackson fans raise money to defeat Rep. Peter King (HuffPo).
- Rep. Kaptur get $3.5 billion sweetener in climate bill (Washington Times).
- Bill threatens Congress’ shield from insider trading laws (Washington independent).
- Mid-session House vote trend analysis (CQ).
- “Obama is on pace to be the most successful Oval Office occupant in more than half a century when measured by his ability to get Congress to vote his way” (CQ).
- Payday lenders argue that a 390% APR isn’t actually a bad deal (Afflicter).
- The latest edition of Chris Bowers’ 2010 Senate predictions (Open Left).
- Al Franken, policy wonk (Yglesias).
- Will Harry Reid’s “gentle persuasion” be enough to pass climate change legislation? (The Vine
- Sen. Whitehouse says a second stimulus is “probably needed” (Glenn Thrush).
- Legislative support – votes and co-sponsors – on a map (Bill Maps).
- Sen. Kohl wants an investigation of deceptive cell phone company practices (WaPo).
- Treasury ready to twist arms over consumer protections agency (Reuters).
- Anti-gay Reps. use an Elton John concert to raise cash (Party Time).
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