January 25, 2010

This Week on Capitol Hill – January 25-29

By jnurse

The Senate votes Monday on a judicial nomination and is expected to continue debate on a measure to increase the federal debt limit, with votes on amendments beginning Tuesday.

The House returns Tuesday to consider a number of commemorative resolutions along with a draft bill to provide emergency aid to U.S. survivors of the eqrthquake in Haiti.  The Senate may also take up that bill later in the week.

The House is scheduled Wednesday to vote on extending small-business programs.

President Obama is scheduled to give the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night.

House Republicans attend their annual policy retreat Thursday and Friday.

Source:  Congressional Quarterly

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