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Mike DeBonis

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Paul’s bill would strip local D.C. gun laws, similar to a previous bill from colleague Marco Rubio.

  • Nov 20, 2015

The bipartisan budget agreement reached last month was supposed to put an end the fiscal fights that have dominated President Obama’s relationship with congressional Republicans.

  • Nov 20, 2015

Pittenger (R-N.C.) requested an investigation last week of allegations that he continued to run his real-estate business as a lawmaker.

  • Nov 19, 2015

The bill’s fate is uncertain after President Obama delivered a veto threat and key senators said they are more concerned about security vulnerabilities other than the refugee program.

  • Nov 19, 2015

Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) are proposing to tighten a visa program used by tens of millions of visitors to the United States each year.

  • Nov 18, 2015

Ryan said standalone legislation to effect a pause in the refugee program would move soon.

  • Nov 17, 2015

House Republicans will vote Thursday on a slate of changes to the powerful GOP steering committee designed to give rank-and-file members more influence.

  • Nov 17, 2015

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is re-elected by the muscular new group of House conservatives.

  • Nov 16, 2015

Sanders joined a gathering of workers outside the Capitol on a national day of protest.

  • Nov 10, 2015

It could be a year before the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership comes up for a vote.

  • Nov 6, 2015
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Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015."

DeBonis joined in Post in 2010 after spending six years at Washington City Paper as a reporter and editor, including three years writing a column on District politics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Northwest Indiana.
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