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The Monday Brief

The Monday Brief | Stephen Boyd's weekly Capitol Hill briefing for business, financial, defense and government affairs executives.

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The Monday Brief is a weekly series in the Alabama Daily News by HGS's own Stephen Boyd.  Stephen's unique perspective and detailed insight to the inter workings of the Washington political landscape is invaluable and entertaining.

The Monday Brief - February 5, 2024

Congress Kicks Off Busy February with a Mix of Old and New Business


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The Monday Brief - January 8, 2024

The January schedule. The BIG Issue. Upcoming Political & Legislative Calendar

The Monday Brief - December 11, 2023

Accomplishments? NDAA, Isreal & Ukraine, Military Nominations, 702 and a Happy Holiday to you!

The Monday Brief - November 27, 2023

Ten Straight Weeks of Legislation - Name Calling, Brawling, and Frayed Nerves

The Monday Brief - November 6, 2023

Shutdown Watch, CR, Polls, the NDAA, and Sunrise Comes Ealier with Time Change

The Monday Brief - October 23, 2023

What’s Next in the Ongoing Speaker Fiasco

The Monday Brief - October 10, 2023

What to Watch During an Unprecedented Leadership Change in the House

The Monday Brief - October 2, 2023

In Shock Move, McCarthy Avoids Shutdown. Now What?

The Monday Brief - September 25, 2023

A Big Week Kicks Off on Capitol Hill

The Monday Brief - September 18, 2023

Congress Looks to Rebound After Critical Week that Produced Little

The Monday Brief - September 11, 2023

With Shutdown Threat Looming, Congress Faces Difficult "To-Do" List this Fall

The Monday Brief - July 31, 2023

August Recess is Upon Us

The Monday Brief - July 24, 2023

Washington is a Great Place to Live or Visit - Except in August

The Monday Brief - July 10, 2023

Congress Gets Back to Work on a Growing To-Do List of High-Profile Legislation

The Monday Brief - June 19, 2023

End of a Long Run of Congressional Activity...

The Monday Brief - June 5, 2023

Debt Crisis Averted, Congress Looks Ahead and SPACECOM Fight Moves to New Committee

The Monday Brief - May 22, 2023

No Clear Path to a Debt Deal…SPACECOM Debate… Two Big Presidential Contenders… DOJ Brings Charges Against Santos…

The Monday Brief - May 15, 2023

Debt Drama Delays… NDAA on hold… Spending Committees reshuffle timelines...Sen. Feinstein returns…

The Monday Brief - May 8, 2023

Debt Limit, Immigration Problems, the Ills of Social Media, Biden Polls Badly

The Monday Brief - April 17, 2023

The House of Representatives and Senate Return to Legislative Action

The Monday Brief - April 24, 2023

Biden Re-Election, Debt Limit, Energy, and Abortion

The Monday Brief - March 27, 23

China, Fentanyl, and the Southwestern Border...

The Monday Brief - March 20, 2023

Jack Smith, Georgia Fraud, Tax Provisions, and Crime

The Monday Brief - March 13, 2023

Budget, Banking, Debt, and Drilling

The Monday Brief - March 6, 2023

Crime emerging as key political issue...

The Monday Brief - February 27, 2023

10th Edition of THE MONDAY BRIEF and the Debt Limit

The Monday Brief - February 6, 2023

Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud...

The Monday Brief - January 23, 2023

Getting Down to Business

The Monday Brief - January 16, 2023

Heated Words on the House Floor

The Monday Brief - January 9, 2023

Speaker of the House Election - Messy Business

The Monday Brief - January 2, 2023

A Viewer’s Guide to the First Week

The Monday Brief - December 19, 2022

SPACECOM heads to AL and NDAA is Done

The Monday Brief - December 12, 2022

The Good, the Bad, and...the Ugly

The Monday Brief - December 5, 2022

All Eyes on Georgia, and It's Not About Football

The Monday Brief - Q&A with Stephen Boyd

On Washington, Leaving the Hill and his Upcoming Column

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