The Week Ahead
Capitol Hill November 5, 2012
The long road to 270 electoral votes should conclude Tuesday evening. 8 Senate races have moved into the margin of error category and are considered “toss ups”. This historic election will shape policy debate on Capitol Hill through the lame duck session and lay a foundation of whats to come in the 113th Congress. Both chambers return to session next Tuesday with a full agenda looming under the “fiscal cliff” scenario. The below combination of tax increases and mandatory spending cuts will dominate policy which needs consideration in the lame duck session.
Committee Hearing Schedule Highlights
**Congress is in recess until Tuesday November 13th**