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 2003

January 4 - Bills Signed
January 4 - Editor's Notebook: Bullfrogs and Balancing Acts
January 4 - Fast-Moving Events Challenge Frist's Debut at Senate Helm
January 4 - Frist's Senate Voting Record Shows Blend of Partisanship and Pragmatism
January 4 - GOP Faces Turning Point In Handling Race Relations
January 4 - History Provides Frist With Lessons On Senatorial 'Power of Persuasion'
January 4 - Lott Rebounds in New Role As Chairman of Rules Panel
January 4 - Race Issue Kept Gaining Momentum for Lott
January 4 - Senate Chairmen Await Go-Ahead
January 4 - What's Ahead: Week of Jan. 6
January 11 - Bills Signed
January 11 - Democrats Cry Foul as GOP Eases Several House Rules
January 11 - Field of Hopefuls Complicates Non-Candidate Daschle's Job
January 11 - Frist Starts Up Steep Learning Curve In Taking Unpredictable Senate's Reins
January 11 - New House Resources Committee Chairman: Richard W. Pombo, R-Calif.
January 11 - New House Select Homeland Security Committee Chairman: Christopher Cox, R-Calif.
January 11 - Omnibus Gets Homeland Law Amendments
January 11 - Republican Pick for CBO Director Heats Up Budget Feud
January 11 - Republicans Mix It Up When Assigning House Chairmen for the 108th
January 11 - Resigned to Red Ink: The Cost of Wanting It All
January 11 - Top House Assignments for the 108th Congress
January 11 - What's Ahead: Week of Jan. 13
January 18 - Attack on Cost of Malpractice Insurance Finds a Hands-On Advocate in Frist
January 18 - Editor's Notebook: Short Season
January 18 - Pro Quarterback Calls Right Signal As House Members Amble In to Vote
January 18 - Rare Partisan Rift Is Troubling For Senate Intelligence Panel
January 18 - Senate Leaders' Deal on Organizing Allows the Legislative Year to Begin
January 18 - Senate Legislative Writer Drafts Retirement
January 18 - Supreme Court's Copyright Ruling Could Mean Broad Powers for Congress
January 18 - What's Ahead: Week of Jan. 20
January 25 - 'Eminently Approachable' Ohioan Keeps House, President in Touch
January 25 - 108th Congress Becomes First With a Boomer Majority
January 25 - Coveted Aisle Seats Go Quickly For State of the Union Address
January 25 - Editor's Notebook: Bush's Defining Year
January 25 - New GOP Whip Walking Fine Line Between Partisan and Conciliator
January 25 - President Eager to Test Agenda-Setting Power
January 25 - President's New Top Hill Lobbyist Is Big on Favors, Not Threats
January 25 - Texas Law Guarantees Speedy Election To Select Combest's Replacement in May
January 25 - What's Ahead: Week of Jan. 27
February 1 - Appropriations Panels Remade To Oversee Homeland Spending
February 1 - Bush Uses State of the Union To Solidify Grip on Agenda
February 1 - Editor's Notebook: The New CQ
February 1 - New Caucus on Korea Aims to Ensure Congressional Voice on Long-Term Policy
February 1 - Pelosi Leaves Few Members Grumbling as She Reshapes Her Party's Committee Lineup
February 1 - Pelosi Pushes Some Democrats Off Panels
February 1 - Two-Member Committee Begins Historic Mission of Homeland Security Oversight
February 1 - What's Ahead: Week of Feb. 3
February 8 - Disaster-Driven Spending Ramps Up Budget Stress
February 8 - Editor's Notebook: Central Casting
February 8 - Fiscal 2004 Budget: Branches of Government
February 8 - GAO-Cheney Lawsuit Dropped
February 8 - Solemn Shuttle Resolution Prompts a Senate Protocol
February 8 - What's Ahead: Week of Feb. 10
February 15 - Cox's Challenge: Take Firm Control of Homeland Security Oversight
February 15 - Fiscal 2003 Omnibus Completed, But More Budget Chores Loom
February 15 - Fiscal 2003 Omnibus: Legislative Branch
February 22 - Boehner Offers Advice to Lott
February 22 - Congressional Tasks Ahead
February 22 - Key Senators Say Troubles At U.S. Olympic Committee Demand a Legislative Fix
February 22 - Lott Learns the Ropes: From Leader to Legislator
March 1 - A Fourth Democrat Lines Up Behind Estrada Nomination As GOP Senators Push for a Vote
March 1 - Editor's Notebook: Deliberate Speed
March 1 - History Fails to Dissuade Senators From Long-Shot Run at Presidency
March 1 - Party Unity Elusive as 2004 Hopefuls Shout, 'Look at Me'
March 1 - Shaky Ethics 'Cease-Fire' Could Collapse if Democrats File Complaints Against Oxley
March 1 - What's Ahead: Week of March 3
March 8 - Aggressive White House Finds Hurdle in Grassley
March 8 - Editor's Notebook: Power Centers
March 8 - Gantlet of Senate Moderates Ready to Take On Bush Plan
March 8 - New Members Line Up for Slip-of-the-Tongue Fraternity
March 8 - Partisan Feud Over Estrada Tests Resolve, Unity of Parties in the Senate
March 8 - Rightward Drift of Senate Republicans Will Not Give Bush a Free Pass
March 8 - The Question Is: Will New Caucus Find Anyone Who Says They Don't Care About Homeland Security?
March 8 - The Senate's 'Iowa Farmer' Relies on His Own Judgment
March 8 - What's Ahead: Week of March 10
March 15 - A Reshuffled Congressional Agenda
March 15 - Ad Hoc Panel To Look at Ethics Rules
March 15 - Moran's War Remark Stands Out In a Crowded Field of Gaffes
March 15 - Mud-Slinging Forgotten In Toast to Dick Armey
March 15 - Santorum Taking Advantage Of His High-Visibility Position
March 15 - The War Agenda: Congress Attends to Business, Waits for Word
March 15 - War Won't Unify Congress
March 15 - What's Ahead: Week of March 17
March 22 - Congress Seeks to Find Its Voice as Iraq War Rages
March 22 - Democrats Divided Over Voicing Anti-War Sentiments
March 22 - Lawmakers Offer Perspective in the Final Hours Before War
March 22 - Tight Security Won't Stop Cheney's Key Vote
March 22 - War Voices: Daniel K. Inouye
March 22 - War Voices: John J. Duncan Jr.
March 22 - War Voices: John Shimkus
March 22 - War Voices: Stephen F. Lynch
March 22 - War Voices: Ted Stevens
March 22 - War Voices: Tim Johnson
March 22 - What's Ahead: Week of March 24
March 29 - Editor's Notebook: Week to Week
March 29 - Effective House Leadership Makes the Most of Majority
March 29 - Former Sen. Moynihan Dies at 76; Colleagues Laud a Unique Voice
March 29 - Frist Says His Intention (nee Campaign Promise) Remains Set on Retirement After Two Terms
March 29 - House GOP's 'Stealth Whip' Knows the Power of Listening
March 29 - Moynihan Remembered in Legislation
March 29 - What's Ahead: Week of March 31
April 5 - Editor's Notebook: War Powers
April 5 - Lawmakers Get in a Few Digs At Non-Allies in Iraq War
April 5 - What's Ahead: Week of April 7
April 12 - Concessions to Moderates Imperil Early GOP Tax Cutting Accord
April 12 - Lieberman Ahead in Endorsement Race
April 12 - While Cubin's Words May Have Offended Millions, They Failed to Pass the House 'Unseemly' Test
April 19 - Editor's Notebook: Training Day
April 19 - GOP's Effectiveness Shows In Party Unity Votes
April 19 - House Ethics Committee Sets Sights on Regulations To Curtail Gift, Travel Abuses
April 19 - Influence-Packed Groups Score Big on the Hill
April 19 - Interest Groups Make Sure Lawmakers Know the 'Score'
April 19 - What Led to the GOP Leadership Rift
April 26 - Appropriators Set Conditions For Capitol Visitor Center Funds
April 26 - Kerry's Complex Record and His Pursuit of the Presidency
April 26 - Santorum Is Latest in Rash of GOP Officials To Defend Remarks Rather Than Apologize
April 26 - Why Democratic Hopefuls Covet Congressional Endorsements
May 3 - Less-Than-Hard Ruling on Soft Money Sets Off Race to Supreme Court
May 3 - Moore's Warning for GOP: 'We're Watching You All'
May 3 - What's Ahead: Week of May 5
May 3 - White House Doors Open for Lee Despite Often-Adversarial Stance
May 10 - Combest Staff Is Beneficiary Of a Short-Timer's Generosity
May 10 - Editor's Notebook: Improv at the Capitol
May 10 - Memories of Senate 'War' Surface As Frist Contemplates Filibuster Changes
May 10 - Murky Campaign Finance Ruling Puts 'Soft Money' Raising on Hold
May 10 - What's Ahead: Week of May 12
May 17 - Bid to Curb Nominee Filibusters Tests Limits of GOP Risk-Taking
May 17 - Bills Signed
May 17 - Edwards Has the Style, Seeks to Prove Substance
May 17 - Edwards' Inner Circle
May 17 - Edwards' Key Votes
May 17 - Louisiana's Russell Long Dies at 84; Populist Senate Finance Chairman Championed Medicare, Social Security
May 17 - Sen. John Reid Edwards of North Carolina
May 17 - Texas Legislators' Walkout an Act That Wouldn't Play in Washington
May 17 - What's Ahead: Week of May 19
May 24 - Editor's Notebook: Making Connections
May 24 - Jeffords Defends His Positions
May 24 - Republicans Looking to Trim Waste May Find They Are on a Snipe Hunt
May 31 - Can Chairmen Bury Tax Feud to Work Together on Medicare?
May 31 - Cheney Casts Deciding Vote on Six Key Issues
May 31 - DeLay Unscathed Following Texas Redistricting Uproar
May 31 - Editor's Notebook: The Reader's Pact
May 31 - Gephardt's Inner Circle
May 31 - Gephardt's Key Votes
May 31 - Gephardt's Uneven History Left Behind for 2004 Run
May 31 - GOP Infighting: Not Fatal
May 31 - GOP Turns to Cheney To Get the Job Done
May 31 - Jeffords' 'I' Helps GOP Moderates Gain Senate Leadership's Ear
May 31 - Party Lines in Senate Clearest in Fifty Years
May 31 - What's Ahead: Week of June 2
June 7 - Democrats Regenerating for Long Haul to a Majority
June 7 - Editor's Notebook: Watch Your Back
June 7 - For Most States -- and Voters -- Once-a-Decade Redistricting Is Fine
June 7 - GOP Scrambles to Limit Damage of Child Tax Credit Controversy
June 7 - Hill Support Grows for Museum Of African-American History
June 7 - Initiatives to Ensure Congress Carries On After a Catastrophe Get Cool Receptions
June 7 - Judicial Nominations Fight Moves to Senate Rules Panel as Frist Takes On the Filibuster
June 7 - New House Member: Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas 19)
June 7 - Newest West Texas Lawmaker Looks to Build Consensus, Keep 'Spirit of Ronald Reagan'
June 7 - What's Ahead: Week of June 9
June 14 - Bush Drug Plan Leaves Democrats Nursing a Co-Opted Agenda
June 14 - Editor's Notebook: Chamber of Deals
June 14 - From a Small Senate Office, Some Big Democratic Talent
June 14 - How House Democrats Got Their Groove Back
June 14 - Legislative Branch: Modest Increase Likely For Security, Visitor Center
June 14 - What's Ahead: Week of June 16
June 21 - 'Unfunded Mandates' Law Not on Hill's Front Burner
June 21 - A Celebrity Senator Moving to the Democratic Center
June 21 - Editor's Notebook: The All-American Deal
June 21 - Legislative Branch Bill Short-Funded
June 21 - McCain's 'Pork' Resolution Annoys Appropriations Chairman
June 21 - What's Ahead: Week of June 23
June 21 - With DeLay Setting a Partisan Tone, House Stands Firm on Child Credit
June 28 - Being No. 1 in Both Chambers Is Rare for Congressional Bills
June 28 - Bob Stump, Best Known for Veterans Support, Mild Manner, Dies at 76
June 28 - Capitol Police, Architect Put on Short Fiscal Rations In Legislative Branch Bill
June 28 - High Court Ruling on Internet Filters Acknowledges Power of the Purse
June 28 - James Strom Thurmond
June 28 - Lawmakers May Resume Capitol Dome Tours
June 28 - Recent History of HR 1 and S 1
June 28 - Senators Uneasy With Proposal to Alter Filibuster Rule on Judicial Nominations
June 28 - Tributes to Longest-Serving Senator Laud Thurmond's Capacity to Change
July 5 - 'Thomas Machine' Extends Beyond California's 22nd District
July 5 - A Rough but Steady Hand at Helm of Ways and Means
July 5 - How Past Ways And Means Chairmen Made Their Mark
July 5 - Lieberman Keeps Moderation as His Democratic Byword
July 5 - Making Law Is Job No. 1 For California's Thomas
July 5 - Supreme Court to Review Charge of Gerrymandering In GOP Pennsylvania Remap
July 5 - What's in Store for Congress
July 12 - Combative Conference Expected After House, Senate Pass Disparate Legislative Branch Spending Bills
July 12 - Davis Wins Two, Loses One in Busy Week
July 12 - DeLay's Conservatism Solidifies GOP Base for Bush
July 12 - Despite Missteps, DeLay and Blunt Close Ranks, Stay Unified
July 12 - Editor's Notebook: Leader by Example
July 12 - House Revisits Capitol Slave Labor Issue
July 12 - In Texas Redistricting Game, DeLay Holds the High Cards
July 12 - Votes in the 108th So Far: Quantity Up, Quality Questionable
July 12 - What's Ahead: Week of July 14
July 19 - Cardinals Are Politicians, Too
July 19 - Chairman Roberts Trades Pugnacity For Pragmatism in Intelligence Probe
July 19 - Editor's Notebook: The Indiana Parable
July 19 - Fracas in Ways and Means Overshadows Approval Of Pension Overhaul Measure
July 19 - Kucinich Strives to Beat The Unbeatable Foe
July 19 - Kucinich's Inner Circle
July 19 - Kucinich's Key Votes
July 19 - Nominee Pryor Becomes Secondary In Partisan Fight Over His Nomination
July 19 - Rep. Dennis John Kucinich of Ohio
July 19 - What's Ahead: Week of July 21
July 26 - A Chairman's Apology
July 26 - Contrite Chairman Does Not Quell Calls for More GOP Comity
July 26 - Thomas Promises He Will Change, But How Remains to Be Seen
July 26 - What's Ahead: Week of July 28
July 26 - Will Republicans Push the President To Wield Veto Against His Own Party?
August 2 - Democrats OK With Campaign Reality: 'Gephardt Has Left the Building'
August 2 - Editor's Notebook: The Week That Was
August 2 - Hill Clamors for Report's Full Release, Repairs to Declassifying Process
August 2 - Two Years Later, Lawmakers Still Adjusting to Role of Consoler
August 9 - Editor's Notebook: Hasta la Vista
August 9 - GOP Draws on Image of American Icon for 2004
August 9 - Hollings' Retirement Continues Exodus of Southern Democrats
August 9 - Sen. Daniel Robert Graham of Florida
August 30 - After His Accident, Rep. Janklow Must Again Decide Political Future
August 30 - Can Deal-Making Survive Bush's Falling Numbers?
August 30 - Challenge to Campaign Finance Law Is Eleven Lawsuits in One
August 30 - Editor's Notebook: Mark Your Calendars
August 30 - Energy Inquiry Hobbled by White House
August 30 - Fall Agenda: Filibuster Rule Change
August 30 - John Rhodes, House GOP Leader Noted for Advising Nixon to Quit, Dies of Cancer at Age 86
August 30 - Management by Objective: How Frist Deals in 51-49 Senate
August 30 - Same Bench, but McCain-Feingold Law Still Faces Uncertain Fate in High Court
August 30 - What's Ahead: Week of Sept. 1
August 30 - What's in Store for Congress in 2003
September 6 - Always Considered an Awkward Fit, Janklow's Future in Washington Remains Up in the Air
September 6 - Bills Signed
September 6 - Editor's Notebook: Doubts and Debts
September 6 - Linder Backs Change in E-Mail Rules, Warning Panel Not to 'Punish Everybody'
September 6 - Members Likely to Get Raises
September 6 - Texas GOP Outlasts Renegades, Prepares for New Congressional Map; Democrats Put Their Hope in Court
September 13 - Back and Forth in Court on Fundraising Rules
September 13 - Bipartisanship Rings Faintly on Sept. 11
September 13 - Campaign Finance Law's Future Uncertain After Day in Court
September 13 - Editor's Notebook: The Job Machine
September 13 - Gingrich, Foley Urge Permanent Status for Homeland Panel
September 13 - Presidential Aspirations Have Democrats on Defensive in Southeast Senate Races
September 13 - Senate Hallway or Bust: Of VPs, Status and Statuary
September 13 - What's Ahead: Week of Sept. 15
September 20 - Congress to Shut Down House Corrections Office
September 20 - Continuity Debate Continues
September 20 - Costly Capitol Visitor Center Survives In $3.5 Billion Conference Agreement On Legislative Branch Spending
September 20 - Editor's Notebook: Conference Calls
September 20 - Players in the Medicare Conference
September 20 - Stay Tuned: FCC Deregulation Temporarily Thwarted By Dorgan Amendment, Senate
September 20 - What's Ahead: Week of Sept. 22
September 27 - Caucuses Bring New Muscle to Legislative Battlefield
September 27 - Chances of Veto-Less Term for Bush Dim as Feistiness Grows on Hill
September 27 - Congress Clears Bill to Fund Itself, Includes Cuts for Police, Architect
September 27 - Congressional Caucuses, A to Z
September 27 - Editor's Notebook: High Anxiety
September 27 - Republican Study Committee Revels in Conservative Clout
September 27 - Search Is On for Filched Antiquities In Move to Buy Back Senate History
September 27 - Surge in International Caucuses Changing Free-Trade Debate
September 27 - What's Ahead: Week of Sept. 29
October 4 - Editor's Notebook: Sources of Capital
October 4 - Lawmakers Disregard Bush Criticism Regarding 'Technical Corrections'
October 4 - New Tensions Test the Limits Of Bush's Sway in Congress
October 4 - Recent Congressional Rejections of Bush Policy
October 4 - Senate Democrats Boycott Vote on Leavitt for EPA To Protest Bush Policies
October 4 - Tough Question in Capitol Shooting Case: Is It Fair to Try the Temporarily Sane?
October 4 - What's Ahead: Week of Oct. 6
October 11 - Dreier to Moonlight as Go-To Guy On Schwarzenegger's Transition Team
October 11 - For Grassley, the Devil Is in the Detailees
October 11 - Homeland Security Chairman Proposes First-Responder Bill In First Big Test for Committee
October 11 - Texas Completes Unusual Redistricting and Readies for GOP Stampede Next Year
October 11 - What's Ahead: Week of Oct. 13
October 18 - Editor's Notebook: Beating the Clock
October 18 - GOP Banks on Disputed Texas Remap To Deliver Workable House Majority
October 18 - GOP Pushing to Quench Public's Thirst for Action
October 18 - Moving Deadlines
October 18 - What's Ahead: Week of Oct. 20
October 25 - Bills Signed
October 25 - CBO Accustomed to Pressure
October 25 - Endorsing Their Raises Is Now What Senate Candidates Do
October 25 - The Strength of These Women Shows in Their Numbers
October 25 - Toothless 'Motion to Instruct' Conferees Gives House GOP a Little Rebel Room
October 25 - What's Ahead: Week of Oct. 27
November 1 - Congress Weighs Pros, Cons Of the 'Omnibus' Approach
November 1 - CRS Reports Get De-Linked From Pilot Program
November 1 - What's Ahead: Week of Nov. 3
November 8 - Editor's Notebook: Politics of Last Resort
November 8 - Fletcher's Move to Kentucky Statehouse Leaves Voters Few Options in 6th District
November 8 - GOP Corporate Tax Bill Hits Intra-Party Hurdle
November 8 - Graham's Exit Saddles Democrats With Open-Seat Fight in Florida
November 8 - Maneuvering to Pass Drug Bill May Leave Everyone Unhappy
November 8 - Party Unity Votes Show 'Mavericks' Stay With Herd
November 8 - Senate GOP Risks Backlash With 30-Hour 'Talkathon ' On Judicial Nominees
November 8 - The Might of the Right
November 8 - What's Ahead: Week of Nov. 10
November 15 - A GOP-Redefined Filibuster Raises Questions, Stirs Debate
November 15 - CQ's Cochran Wins Dirksen Award
November 15 - Editor's Notebook: Congress Unfiltered
November 15 - Frist Sheds Low-Key Style For High-Octane Finish
November 15 - From the Editor
November 15 - Judicial War Far From Over
November 15 - Representatives' Key Votes
November 15 - Senate Takes Page From P.T. Barnum, With Santorum in Center Ring
November 15 - Senators' Key Votes
November 15 - Strategies on Judicial Nominations for 2004
November 15 - Talkathon a Practice for 2004
November 15 - What's Ahead: Week of Nov. 17
November 22 - Breaux Stands to Finish on Top Whatever His Career Plans
November 22 - GOP Squabbling Nearly Derails Year-Ending Omnibus Bill
November 22 - What's Ahead: Week of Nov. 24
November 22 - White House Budget Director Bolten Earns Hill Kudos for Low-Key Style
November 29 - Editor's Notebook: What Counts
November 29 - Feud With Democrats Over Judges Keeps Frist's Cloture Score Down
November 29 - Hatch Aide Put on Administrative Leave Following Leaked Democratic Memo
November 29 - Late-Night Medicare Vote Drama Triggers Some Unexpected Alliances
November 29 - Long Back-and-Forth House Vote Ran Afoul of Democrats, not Rules
November 29 - Pelosi Puts Leadership on the Line With Drive to Unify Democrats
December 6 - Islamic Group Sues Rep. Ballenger For His Remarks About Terrorism
December 6 - Janklow Trial's Outcome Piques Interest of Political Hopefuls
December 6 - Remember How He Got the Job? Majority Leader Plans Civil Rights Tour
December 6 - Senators Might Take Judges Case to Court
December 6 - What's Ahead: Week of Dec. 8
December 13 - 2003 Legislative Summary: Continuity of Congress
December 13 - 2003 Legislative Summary: Filibuster Rule
December 13 - 2003 Legislative Summary: Highlights
December 13 - 2003 Legislative Summary: Legislative Branch Appropriations
December 13 - Democrats Still Upbeat Despite Losses on Big Bills
December 13 - Ethics Panel Mulls Smith Case
December 13 - Former Sen. Paul Simon Remembered for Integrity, Inspiration to Others
December 13 - GOP Hones 'Can Do' Pitch To Party Base, Swing Voters
December 13 - Janklow to Resign in January After Manslaughter Conviction; Special Election Set for June
December 13 - Legislative Legacy of 2003: Congress Hands Bush Big Wins
December 13 - Senators Pack a Sharper Edge

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