proxy voting

Axne-Young rematch centers on health coverage, showing up for work

BY: - October 12, 2020

The rematch between Democratic U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne and former GOP Congressman David Young in many ways is a rerun of their fight over Obamacare. They also have argued over Axne missing votes due to late flights and the disruptions of COVID-19. Axne has hammered Young repeatedly for voting while he was in the House […]

Are D.C. lawmakers really shirking their job if they vote by proxy?

BY: - September 2, 2020

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans have a new line of attack against some Democrats — they charge they are failing to show up for work. The criticism refers to this year’s practice of proxy voting in the House, which enables lawmakers of either party to cast votes even when they are not at the Capitol. […]