• Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    Congressional Update – February 16, 2016

    Feb 16, 2016

    1. PalestinePLO Office – On February 10 Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) Subcommittee on …

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    IranMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update – January 20th, 2016

    Jan 20, 2016Roxanne Perugino

    Roxanne Perugino

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Foreign Assistance Legislation: The Authorization and Appropriation Process

    Jan 9, 2016

    Authorization versus Appropriations LegislationTheory: In theory, Congress should follow a two-step legislative process (authorization and appropriation) that …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    Security and Defense

    Congressional Update – January 8, 2016

    Jan 8, 2016

    1. FY 2016 Consolidated Appropriations ActMiddle East Provisions of the State, Foreign Operations bill in the Consolidated Appropriations bill.In the days imme…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    The Foreign Policy Powers of Congress

    Jan 8, 2016

    The US Constitution contains ambiguities regarding the roles of Congress and the President in making foreign policy. In practice, strong Presidents and legisla…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Congressional Update – November 6, 2015

    Nov 6, 2015Roxanne Perugino

    Roxanne Perugino

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    Representative Paul Ryan: Speaker of the US House of Representatives

    Nov 2, 2015Roxanne Perugino

    Roxanne Perugino

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    US Foreign Policy

    Congressional Update – October 30, 2015

    Oct 30, 2015Roxanne Perugino

    Roxanne Perugino