Congress Archive

In Congress, Expect More of the Same

Don’t expect the new Congress of the next two years to get anything done, said Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, longtime political reporters and co-authors of Double Down: Game Change 2012, at Saturday’s “2014 Election Results: What They Mean for...
November 9, 2014

GOP, Democrats Face Future Challenges

A political analyst looks at the issues facing the Republicans and Democrats as they look to next year’s congressional races and the 2016 presidential contest. Much like the secret meetings at the Vatican to determine the new pope, the...
March 18, 2013

“Agitate, Agitate, Agitate”

By Wendy Cole, Senior Editor, REALTOR Magazine® Sustained job growth and improved access to capital are the two roadblocks to gettting the economy back on track, Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay, Jr. (D–Mo.) told the Equal Opportunity-Cultural Diversity Forum Tuesday at...
May 10, 2011

In Congress, Change is Coming, but What Change?

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine However you look at it, the upcoming midterm elections in November will be important for real estate. Home sales and commercial real estate are still struggling, just like the broader economy. So,...
September 14, 2010

NAR Gears Up for Health Care Reform

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The National Association of REALTORS® could be contacting members this summer as Congress seeks to revamp health care coverage for Americans. NAR supports what’s known as the SHOP (Small business owners Health...
June 24, 2009