117th Congress

Here's a list of important dates coming up in the next few months. Stay tuned for further policy updates and reminders! The Senate returned for its lame duck session on November 9, 2020 . November 16, 2020 The House will return for its lame duck session. November 17, 2020 House Republicans will hold leadership elections to determine who will hold the top spots in the House Republican conference. November 18-19, 2020 House Democrats will hold leadership elections. Every leadership position gets a vote, regardless of whether it is a contested race. The top three Democrats, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), and Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC), are...

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If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana